Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercurio on their 65th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercurio upon
the occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio were united in marriage on April
24, 1948 and joyously celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on April
24, 2013; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of six children and the loving
grandparents of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio met in 1944 while riding their
bikes on the streets of Brooklyn and married four years later upon
Frank's return home from World War II; and
WHEREAS, They are longtime residents of Pine Bush, New York and belong
to the Church of the Infant Savior; Frank Mercurio is a lifelong member
of the 5329 Pine Bush Council of the Knights of Columbus; and
WHEREAS, The couple's message of faith, loyalty and unconditional love
is an inspiration to all who know them and one that will be passed down
for generations to come; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio 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, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio 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, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio 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 Kathleen and Frank Mercurio upon the occasion of their 65th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen and Frank Mercurio.


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