J2568

Honoring Firefighter Peter W. Presutti, Sr. after more than 70 years of dedicated service to the Belmont Fire Company

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J2568



Senate Resolution No. 2568

BY: Senator BORRELLO

HONORING Firefighter Peter W. Presutti, Sr. upon
the occasion of his designation for special
recognition after more than 70 years of dedicated
service to the Belmont Fire Company

WHEREAS, Citizens across our State and Nation are inspired by and
indebted to our noble volunteer firefighters who exhibit courage and
bravery every day in the course of their duties; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer Firefighters exemplify the power of human
compassion and the strength of the American spirit through actions of
the most heroic magnitude; their sacrifices and their selfless
dedication merit tribute and recognition by all citizens of this great
country; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Firefighter
Peter W. Presutti, Sr. upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition after more than 70 years of dedicated service to the Belmont
Fire Company, celebrated at the Allegany County Volunteer Firemen's
Association's 104th Annual Convention on Wednesday, July 10, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Born on September 18, 1923, to Frank and Nancy (Defore)
Presutti, Peter W. Presutti, Sr. graduated from Belmont Central School
in 1941; and

WHEREAS, A lifelong resident of Belmont, New York, Peter W.
Presutti, Sr. joined Belmont Fire Company on February 20, 1948; and

WHEREAS, One year later on June 18, 1949, Rosamonde and Peter W.
Presutti, Sr. were united in marriage and together they raised four
children; and

WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to his
community, Peter W. Presutti, Sr. is a member of St. Mary's Catholic
Church, where he helped maintain cemetery records and the grounds
maintenance of the cemetery; he is also renowned for his willingness to
help others and his famous family barbeques; and

WHEREAS, In addition to his late wife, with him throughout have been
his four children, Judith (John), Joanie, Peter Jr. and the late
William, as well as five grandchildren and one great-grandson, all of
whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in his many
achievements; and

WHEREAS, Firefighters unwaveringly serve our great State with pride,
valor, and integrity; these respected volunteers are often the first to
respond to an emergency, whether the emergency is a fire, transportation
accident, natural disaster, act of terrorism, medical crisis, or spill
of hazardous materials; and

WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help
others and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with
family and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need;

Peter W. Presutti, Sr. is one such firefighter; throughout 70 years of
devoted service, this volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond
the call of duty, those responsibilities which define the task of fire
protection; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Firefighter Peter W. Presutti, Sr. upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition after more than 70 years of
dedicated service to the Belmont Fire Company; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Firefighter Peter W. Presutti, Sr.

actions

  • 17 / Jan / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 25 / Feb / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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