J3115

Mourning the death of John Louis Oles, longtime Metro-North Railroad employee, distinguished citizen and dedicated member of his com...

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J3115



Senate Resolution No. 3115

BY: Senator HARCKHAM

MOURNING the death of John Louis Oles, longtime
Metro-North Railroad employee, distinguished citizen
and dedicated member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework served to enhance the
quality of life in their communities and the great State of New York;
and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to mourn the death of John
Louis Oles, who died on Monday, April 13, 2020, at the age of 57; and

WHEREAS, Born on August 29, 1962, John Louis Oles was employed with
the Metro-North Railroad as a machinist based in Northern Westchester
out of the Harmon Support Shop in Croton-Harmon; and

WHEREAS, Throughout his 28-year career, John Louis Oles truly
distinguished himself in his profession and by his sincere dedication
and substantial contribution to the welfare of his community; and

WHEREAS, As a lifetime member and Captain of the Columbia Power
Ladder No. 44 in Croton-On-Hudson, New York, John Louis Oles heroically
performed, above and beyond the call of duty, those responsibilities
which define the task of fire protection; and

WHEREAS, John Louis Oles will always be remembered as a generous,
kind, loyal, funny and thoughtful man who was always ready and willing
to help anyone; and

WHEREAS, Devoted to his cherished family, John Louis Oles is
survived by his wife, Kathy, and their two daughters, Kristen and
Kimberly; and

WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, John Louis Oles leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of John Louis Oles, longtime Metro-North Railroad
employee, distinguished citizen and dedicated member of his community;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of John Louis Oles.

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  • 15 / Apr / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 27 / May / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 27 / May / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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