HR207: Celebrating the life of Jeffrey Lee Gardy.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 207
Offered March 10, 2022
Celebrating the life of Jeffrey Lee Gardy.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 11, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Jeffrey Lee Gardy, a highly admired public servant, attorney, and member of the Suffolk community, died on February 1, 2022; and

WHEREAS, a native of Callao, Jeffrey “Jeff” Lee Gardy relocated to Suffolk where he practiced law for more than 50 years; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service, Jeff Gardy ran for and was elected to the Suffolk City Council and represented the Holy Neck Borough for two terms from 2006 to 2015, becoming the first person ever to win consecutive elections to the seat; and

WHEREAS, among his proudest accomplishments on the Suffolk City Council, Jeff Gardy oversaw the construction of what is now Southwestern Elementary School and programs to add lights to local baseball fields and enhance clean water infrastructure; and

WHEREAS, Jeff Gardy will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Toni; his children, Beth and David, and their families; and numerous other family members, friends, and colleagues; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jeffrey Lee Gardy, a respected public servant and community leader in Suffolk; 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 Jeffrey Lee Gardy as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 207

Offered March 10, 2022
Celebrating the life of Jeffrey Lee Gardy.
Patron-- Brewer

WHEREAS, Jeffrey Lee Gardy, a highly admired public servant, attorney, and member of the Suffolk community, died on February 1, 2022; and

WHEREAS, a native of Callao, Jeffrey “Jeff” Gardy relocated to Suffolk where he practiced law for more than 50 years; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service, Jeff Gardy ran for and was elected to the Suffolk City Council and represented the Holy Neck Borough for two terms from 2006 to 2015, becoming the first person ever to win consecutive elections to the seat; and

WHEREAS, among his proudest accomplishments on the Suffolk City Council, Jeff Gardy oversaw the construction of what is now Southwestern Elementary School and programs to add lights to local baseball fields and enhance clean water infrastructure; and

WHEREAS, Jeff Gardy will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Toni; his children, Beth and David, and their families; and numerous other family members, friends, and colleagues; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jeffrey Lee Gardy, a respected public servant and community leader in Suffolk; 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 Jeffrey Lee Gardy as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.