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Full Text of SR0289  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of James P. McTigue of Chicago, who passed
4 away on July 6, 2007; and
5     WHEREAS, James McTigue served with the United States Marine
6 Corps during the Vietnam War from January 1966 to December
7 1968; and
8     WHEREAS, He served with the 1st Battalion 13th Marines, the
9 A Battery 13th Marines, and was attached to the 26th Marines;
10 he served in the Central Highlands near Da Nang, the border of
11 Cambodia, Loas, and the DMZ; and
12     WHEREAS, James McTigue received the Purple Heart, the
13 National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, and
14 the Vietnam Service Medal; and
15     WHEREAS, He was an active member of the St Edward Parish
16 community and worked for the Chicago Department of General
17 Services; and
18     WHEREAS, James P. McTigue was the loving son of the late
19 John and Catherine, nee Stack; the beloved husband of Cindy,
20 nee Webber; the loving father of Jimmy, Heather (Ben) Swenson,



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1 and Lauren; the dear brother of John (Trish), Kate Brown, and
2 the late Peggy (late Chuck) Guzialek and Tom; the fond uncle
3 and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews; he is also survived
4 by many cousins and friends; and he was the master and
5 companion to "Lucky Dog"; therefore, be it
7 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
8 his family and friends, the passing of James P. McTigue; and be
9 it further
10     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
11 presented to the family of James P. McTigue as a symbol of our
12 sympathy.