Bill Text: VA HR590 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Gerald P. Domme.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2020-09-25 - Bill text as passed House (HR590ER) [HR590 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HR590-Introduced.html
Offered September 4, 2020
Celebrating the life of Gerald P. Domme.
Patron-- Knight

WHEREAS, Gerald P. Domme, an honorable veteran, esteemed firefighter, and beloved member of the Virginia Beach community, died on August 26, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born in Portsmouth, Gerald Domme attended Craddock High School, where he excelled in baseball and basketball, served as class president, and volunteered with his local fire station; and

WHEREAS, Gerald Domme was a veteran of World War II, having served his country with courage and valor as a member of the United States Marine Corps; and

WHEREAS, as a career firefighter, Gerald Domme devoted his life to protecting his community's citizens and their property and ultimately retired as the fire chief of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard; and

WHEREAS, guided throughout his life by his deep and abiding faith, Gerald Domme enjoyed worship and fellowship with his community at Saint Matthew Catholic Church in Virginia Beach for over 60 years; and

WHEREAS, Gerald Domme touched countless lives in the Portsmouth, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach communities through his gentle nature and wonderful sense of humor; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his loving wife, Maropia, Gerald Domme will be dearly remembered and fondly missed by his daughters, Cynthia and Mary, 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 Gerald P. Domme, a distinguished veteran and firefighter who bravely risked his life to ensure the safety and well-being of others; 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 Gerald P. Domme as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for his memory.