Bill Text: VA SR694 | 2022 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Mark C. Nunez.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Passed) 2022-09-07 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR694ER) [SR694 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-SR694-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Mark C. Nunez.


Agreed to by the Senate, September 7, 2022


WHEREAS, Mark C. Nunez, an active member of the Eastern Shore community who touched many lives through his generosity, died on April 5, 2022; and

WHEREAS, born in Violet, Louisiana, Mark Nunez graduated from Holy Cross High School in New Orleans and earned a business administration degree from Louisiana State University; and

WHEREAS, after completing his education, Mark Nunez relocated to Massachusetts, where he worked with the regional division of Nestlé Waters North America, Poland Springs; he later worked for the company's Mid-Atlantic division, Deer Park, after settling on the Eastern Shore in 2005; and

WHEREAS, as a resident of Cape Charles, Mark Nunez quickly became involved with numerous service organizations, including the Cape Charles Rotary Club and local Salvation Army, and he worked diligently to enhance the quality of life for all his fellow residents; and

WHEREAS, Mark Nunez enjoyed fellowship and worship with the congregation of St. Charles Catholic Church and proudly served as the grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 14263; and

WHEREAS, Mark Nunez oversaw many fundraising efforts through the Knights of Columbus to sustain annual scholarships for local high school students and support other important community initiatives; and

WHEREAS, Mark Nunez was a passionate advocate for animals and provided a loving home for several dogs and cats throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Mark Nunez had countless other hobbies and a wide range of interests, including sports, science, astronomy, and history; he especially loved caring for his garden and beehives, and he delighted his family every year with his elaborate Christmas tree decorations; and

WHEREAS, Mark Nunez will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Katie; his mother, Sandra; his sister, Rebecca; his wife's extended family, including 17 beloved nieces and nephews; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Mark C. Nunez, a highly admired community leader on the Eastern Shore; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Mark C. Nunez as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for his memory.