NO. R-304. JOINT RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF VIOLET CARR.
Offered by: Representative Johnson of Canaan.
Whereas, Violet Carr truly epitomized the civic minded municipal public servant, and
Whereas, for many years, her community activism was much admired and welcomed in the town of Newark, and
Whereas, Violet Carr enthusiastically contributed to the towns deliberations as a member of the selectboard on which she held a seat for an extended period of time, and
Whereas, she also cared deeply about the education which Newarks school children received, and she acted on this concern, during her service on the towns school board, and
Whereas, aside from holding public office, Violet Carr was instrumental in other municipal endeavors as a founder of both the local volunteer fire department, and as a primary organizer of the Newark recycling program, and
Whereas, she and her husband of over 53 years, Earl Carr, have been among the towns leading citizens, and
Whereas, Violet Carr was a passionate and dedicated advocate for the town of Newark, and she will be remembered for her lasting contribution to improving the quality of life in her home town, and
Whereas, the residents of Newark have lost a very special member of their community, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly extends sincere condolences to the family and many friends of Violet Carr, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Earl Carr in Newark, and to the Newark Selectboard.