HJ275: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 275
Celebrating the life of Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 28, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, March 3, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret., a patriotic veteran and a beloved brother, uncle, and friend in Richmond, died on January 6, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Harry Deloian joined many of the other men of his generation in service to the nation during World War II and served as a platoon leader during the Battle of the Bulge; and

WHEREAS, Harry Deloian continued to serve in uniform during the Korean War, and in 1966, he graduated from the United States Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy as a drill sergeant; and

WHEREAS, a member of the “Greatest Generation,” Harry Deloian returned to the Commonwealth and worked diligently to serve and enhance the quality of life in his community, and he brought joy to others through his kindness, generosity, and sense of humor; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Lizzie, Harry Deloian will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his siblings and their families and the many people whose lives he touched in the Richmond community; 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 Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret.; 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 Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 275

Offered February 22, 2022
Celebrating the life of Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret.

Patrons-- Carr, Convirs-Fowler, Hope, Jenkins, Kory, Maldonado, McQuinn, Rasoul and Willett; Senators: Ebbin, Edwards, Hashmi, Howell and Spruill

WHEREAS, Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret., a patriotic veteran and a beloved brother, uncle, and friend in Richmond, died on January 6, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Harry Deloian joined many of the other men of his generation in service to the nation during World War II and served as a platoon leader during the Battle of the Bulge; and

WHEREAS, Harry Deloian continued to serve in uniform during the Korean War, and in 1966, he graduated from the United States Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy as a drill sergeant; and

WHEREAS, a member of the “Greatest Generation,” Harry Deloian returned to the Commonwealth and worked diligently to serve and enhance the quality of life in his community, and he brought joy to others through his kindness, generosity, and sense of humor; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Lizzie, Harry Deloian will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his siblings and their families and the many people whose lives he touched in the Richmond community; 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 Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret.; 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 Sergeant Major Harry Deloian, USA, Ret., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.