J2353

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague upon the occasion of celebrating their 77th Wedding Anniversary

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J2353


Senate Resolution No. 2353

BY: Senator AKSHAR

CONGRATULATING Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague
upon the occasion of celebrating their 77th Wedding
Anniversary

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body takes great pleasure in paying
tribute to those flourishing marriages that have stood the test of time
to serve as a paradigm for present and future generations; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to congratulate
Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague upon the occasion of their 77th
Wedding Anniversary to be celebrated October 27, 2022; and

WHEREAS, William Howard Sprague and the former Josephine Rozelle
were united in marriage on October 27, 1945; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague are and always have
been a tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for
their family; and

WHEREAS, A testament to their strength and good fortune, William and
Josephine will both be celebrating their 100th birthdays, a truly
momentous occasion, this same year as their 77th Wedding Anniversary;
and

WHEREAS, William and Josephine Sprague have had the privilege to
enrich their marriage through travel, revisiting the nation of
Luxembourg in 1985, and then backpacking through much of Europe; and

WHEREAS, Prior to moving into the Veterans Home in Oxford, New York,
William and Josephine Sprague resided in the senior housing facilities
in Whitney Point, New York; and

WHEREAS, Their devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness to
their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague 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 doing so, have inspired others to do the same; and

WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard
work and spirit 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, Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague 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
milestone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body that when an
occasion 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 Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague upon the occasion of
celebrating their 77th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Sprague.

actions

  • 21 / Apr / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Apr / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Apr / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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