Congratulating Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie on their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie upon the
occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie, longtime residents of Fort Ann, New
York, joyously celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on January 5,
2013 with a party hosted in their honor by their children: daughter Sue
and her husband Mike Gosselin; daughter Lori and her husband Bruce Winc-
hell; and their son Jim Dinwiddie and his wife Melanie; and
WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie were surrounded, as well, by their
grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends, family and
other loved ones; and
WHEREAS, Jim Dinwiddie was a logger for many years, working with his
father Martin Dinwiddie; later on, he and his son Jim Dinwiddie contin-
ued the logging; and
WHEREAS, Roberta Dinwiddie worked for Hannaford Supermarket in Queens-
bury, New York for many years and was loved by every person with whom
she came in contact; and
WHEREAS, Roberta and Jim Dinwiddie are both now retired and enjoy
spending time at their cabin in the woods; and
WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie are and always have been a tower of
strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their family;
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie have lived and continue to live
their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a
deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and in so
doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie have touched the lives of their
family and many friends through the shining example of their marriage,
which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they possess
for one another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie upon the occasion of their 50th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie.


  • 11 / Apr / 2013
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  • 17 / Apr / 2013

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