Bill Text: VA HR5 | 2022 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Frank Clifford Doczi.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2022-01-17 - Bill text as passed House (HR5ER) [HR5 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-HR5-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Frank Clifford Doczi.
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 17, 2022

WHEREAS, Frank Clifford Doczi, esteemed businessman and beloved member of the Virginia Beach community, died on October 5, 2021; and

WHEREAS, arriving by way of Wallington, New Jersey, and Roanoke, Frank Doczi followed his career to the Virginia Beach area, where he would reside for many years among a close community of family and friends; and

WHEREAS, Frank Doczi supported the growth and development of real property in the Commonwealth as co-founder, president, and chief executive officer of Home Quarters Warehouse and through leadership positions with several notable home improvement companies, including Hechinger Company, Moore's Lumber and Building Supplies, and Builders Emporium; and

WHEREAS, as owner, president, and chief executive officer of Dive Quarters, Inc., Frank Doczi helped many aspiring divers in the Virginia Beach area learn the fundamentals of dive safety and earn their scuba certifications; and

WHEREAS, Frank Doczi wove himself into the fabric of his community through his involvement with various boards and organizations, including the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Sentara Healthcare Board of Directors, the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Board of Overseers, the Navy League of the United States Board of Directors, the Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., Board of Directors, and the Norfolk Tides Baseball Club at Harbor Park Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS, Frank Doczi was committed to fostering the well-being of youth in his community, giving abundantly of his time to the State Board of Community Colleges, the Catholic High School Board of Trustees, the Cape Henry Collegiate Board of Trustees, and the board of the Achievement Center at Saint Vincent's Home in Roanoke; and

WHEREAS, Frank Doczi's influence extended in myriad ways; along with serving on a committee that was a precursor to the Supreme Court of Virginia's Judicial Performance Evaluation Program, he encouraged corporate support of charitable organizations such as the American Heart Association, the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and the United Way of South Hampton Roads; and

WHEREAS, Frank Doczi will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife of 59 years, Felicia; his children, Alanna, Lisa, Kim, and Jill, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Frank Clifford Doczi, respected businessman of Virginia Beach whose wisdom, compassion, and generosity touched countless lives; 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 Frank Clifford Doczi as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for his memory.