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Paying tribute to the life and valiant service of West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Association Firefighter Tomasz Marian Kaczowka wh...

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J1634


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the untimely passing and paying tribute
to the life and valiant service of West Webster Volunteer Firemen's
Association Firefighter Tomasz Marian Kaczowka who died in the line of
duty on December 24, 2012

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Citizens across our State and Nation are inspired by and
indebted to our noble firefighters who exhibit courage and bravery every
day in the course of their duties; 19-year-old Tomasz Marian Kaczowka
was one such firefighter who died in service to others, doing what he
loved; and
WHEREAS, A 2011 Webster Thomas High School graduate, Tomasz Marian
Kaczowka was an extraordinary, intelligent young man who was mature
beyond his years; and
WHEREAS, A rising star within the Department, one year ago young
Tomasz Marian Kaczowka proudly joined the West Webster Volunteer Fire-
men's Association; throughout the Association, he was affectionately
known as everyone's "little brother"; and
WHEREAS, Tomasz Marian Kaczowka was employed as an Emergency Dispatch
Operator for the City of Rochester, Monroe County; he was also an Altar
Boy at St. Stanislaus Church in Rochester; and
WHEREAS, Tomasz Marian Kaczowka is survived by his mother, Janina, his
father, Marian, and his older twin brothers, Dariusz and Greg; and
WHEREAS, The West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Assocation is an
extended family and will always remember this outstanding young man for
the hard work and dedication he showed the fire company as well as the
community, but most importantly, for his quality of character; and
WHEREAS, During his life, Firefighter Tomasz Marian Kaczowka touched
many through his kindness and commitment to service, and, as we recall
the loss of this great man, we memorialize his remarkable life and the
enormous impact he had on everyone with whom he came in contact; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to convey its grate-
ful appreciation and heartfelt regret in recognition of the loss of this
courageous firefighter who dedicated his purposeful life and career in
faithful service to his family and community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the untimely passing and pay tribute to the life and valiant
service of West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Association Firefighter
Tomasz Marian Kaczowka, and to express its deepest condolences to his
family; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Firefighter Tomasz Marian Kaczowka.

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  • 02 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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