Congratulating Kathleen Floris upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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Senate Resolution No. 1238


CONGRATULATING Kathleen Floris upon the occasion
of celebrating her 100th Birthday

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to commemorate
and recognize certain milestones celebrated by citizens of this great
Empire State; and

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge
to the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their
past contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and
valuable asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
congratulate Kathleen Floris upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday to
be celebrated on Monday, July 5, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Born on July 5, 1921, Kathleen Floris is a retired nurse
from National Psychiatric New Amsterdam Hospital in Guyana; she has been
a resident of the United States since 1995; and

WHEREAS, Kathleen Floris, with her zest for life, has inspired and
enhanced the lives of her family and friends; she is the proud mother of
three children, Dr. Claire Wilson, Phillip Cossiah and the late Yvonne
Floris, as well as a loving grandmother to seven grandchildren and eight
great-grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian has experienced the incredible
joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life; and

WHEREAS, Kathleen Floris has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly
recognize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have
witnessed and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and
awesome achievements of this country during the last century, while
themselves contributing to the growth and excellence of this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kathleen Floris upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th
Birthday; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Kathleen Floris.


  • 09 / Jun / 2021
  • 10 / Jun / 2021
  • 10 / Jun / 2021

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