SJ269: Celebrating the life of Stacey Visser Dendy.


SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 269
Celebrating the life of Stacey Visser Dendy.

 

Agreed to by the Senate, January 10, 2019
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Stacey Visser Dendy, a vibrant member of the Richmond community and a beloved wife and mother, died on August 29, 2018; and

WHEREAS, a native of Virginia Beach, Stacey Dendy attended Norfolk Christian High School and graduated from the University of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy lived on West Avenue in Richmond’s historic Fan District for 27 years, building a strong sense of community with her neighbors through her kindness, generosity, and zest for life; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy further worked to enhance the quality of life in her neighborhood by offering her leadership as president of the Fan Townhouse & Garden Club and chair of the West Avenue Garden Tour; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy served two terms as Parent Teacher Association president of William F. Fox Elementary School; and

WHEREAS, an accomplished amateur athlete, Stacey Dendy excelled at tennis and golf and proudly made holes-in-one at her two home golf courses, the Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach and Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends, whether at home or traveling throughout the United States and the world; and

WHEREAS, guided by her faith in all her actions, Stacey Dendy enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a devout member of Second Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, Ben; her sons, Marshall, Thomas, and Knox; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Stacey Visser Dendy; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Stacey Visser Dendy as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 269

Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 28, 2018
Celebrating the life of Stacey Visser Dendy.

Patrons-- Saslaw, Howell, Dance, Deeds, DeSteph, Dunnavant, Edwards, Favola, Hanger, Locke, Marsden, Mason, McClellan, McPike, Newman, Norment, Peake, Ruff, Spruill, Stuart and Wagner; Delegates: Adams, D.M., Ayala, Bagby, Bulova, Cole, Davis, Delaney, Hayes, Herring, Hope, Hurst, Jones, S.C., Knight, Kory, Krizek, Landes, Lindsey, Plum, Pogge, Rasoul, Rodman, Sickles, Simon, Stolle, Sullivan, Ware and Watts

WHEREAS, Stacey Visser Dendy, a vibrant member of the Richmond community and a beloved wife and mother, died on August 29, 2018; and

WHEREAS, a native of Virginia Beach, Stacey Dendy attended Norfolk Christian High School and graduated from the University of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy lived on West Avenue in Richmond’s historic Fan District for 27 years, building a strong sense of community with her neighbors through her kindness, generosity, and zest for life; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy further worked to enhance the quality of life in her neighborhood by offering her leadership as president of the Fan Townhouse & Garden Club and chair of the West Avenue Garden Tour; and

WHEREAS, an accomplished amateur athlete, Stacey Dendy excelled at tennis and golf and proudly made holes-in-one at her two home golf courses, the Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach and Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends, whether at home or traveling throughout the United States and the world; and

WHEREAS, guided by her faith in all her actions, Stacey Dendy enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a devout member of Second Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon; and

WHEREAS, Stacey Dendy will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, Ben; her sons, Marshall, Thomas, and Henry; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Stacey Visser Dendy; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Stacey Visser Dendy as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.