HJ799: Celebrating the life of Thomas Francis Byrne.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 799
Celebrating the life of Thomas Francis Byrne.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Thomas Francis Byrne, a patriotic veteran and a respected member of the Centreville community, died on October 19, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Thomas Byrne served his country in the United States Army for 20 years, including two tours in Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his honorable military service, Thomas Byrne joined the United States Postal Service and worked as a rural letter carrier in Chantilly for more than two decades; and

WHEREAS, a devout Catholic, Thomas Byrne enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, proudly participating in the group’s annual fundraisers for the Special Olympics; and

WHEREAS, Thomas Byrne will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Kumson; his children, John and Timi, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Thomas Francis Byrne; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Thomas Francis Byrne as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 799

Offered February 4, 2019
Celebrating the life of Thomas Francis Byrne.
Patron-- Delaney

WHEREAS, Thomas Francis Byrne, a patriotic veteran and a respected member of the Centreville community, died on October 19, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Thomas Byrne served his country in the United States Army for 20 years, including two tours in Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his honorable military service, Thomas Byrne joined the United States Postal Service and worked as a rural letter carrier in Chantilly for more than two decades; and

WHEREAS, a devout Catholic, Thomas Byrne enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, proudly participating in the group’s annual fundraisers for the Special Olympics; and

WHEREAS, Thomas Byrne will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Kumson; his children, John and Timi, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Thomas Francis Byrne; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Thomas Francis Byrne as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.