NO. R-62.  House concurrent resolution in memory of Clifford B. Harrington.

(H.C.R.26)

Offered by:  Representatives Miller of Shaftsbury, Botzow of Pownal, Corcoran of Bennington, Freed of Dorset, Krawczyk (Albert) of Bennington, Krawczyk (Joseph) of Bennington, Livingston of Manchester, Molloy of Arlington and Morrissey of Bennington.

     Whereas, Clifford B. Harrington was a lifelong resident of Shaftsbury, and

     Whereas, after graduating from the former North Bennington High School and honorably serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he graduated  from the Hudson Valley Community College and subsequently earned a machinist’s certificate, and

     Whereas, for 39 years, Clifford enthusiastically plied his trade at the former Stanley Tool Company, having reached the position of maintenance foreman when he retired in 1985, and

     Whereas, his hobbies included carpentry, maintaining his extensive rock collection, and hunting from his camp in Hebron, New York, and

     Whereas, beyond his career and personal activities, Clifford Harrington was a leader in Shaftsbury civic life, taking a particular interest in the local education system, and

     Whereas, in addition to frequently attending meetings of the Shaftsbury Elementary, Mt. Anthony and Southwest Supervisory Union school boards, he served on the facilities committee of the new Bennington middle school, and

     Whereas, Clifford was a founder of the Shaftsbury Tax Control Committee and a member of the town’s cemetery committee, and

     Whereas, his fraternal memberships included VFW Post 1332 and American Legion Post 13, and

     Whereas, he was the husband of Marilyn Harrington and they had three sons, Clifford, Randolph “Gomer,” and Rickey, six grandchildren and three great‑grandchildren, now therefore be it

     Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

     That the General Assembly extends its sympathies to the family of Clifford Harrington, and be it further

     Resolved:  That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Marilyn Harrington in Shaftsbury.