2021S0606-1 10/11/21
  By: Creighton S.R. No. 66
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas honors and
  commemorates the life of Tony DeMaria, who died September 3,
  2021, at the age of 88; and
         WHEREAS, A man of wisdom, courage, and devotion to duty,
  this esteemed veteran was a treasured member of the Montgomery
  County community; and
         WHEREAS, Tony DeMaria was born to Pete and Fena DeMaria in
  1933; he served with distinction for 38 years as a member of the
  United States Army, the United States Air Force, and the United
  States Army Reserve; he served his country during the Korean War,
  the Vietnam War, and Operation Desert Storm and was noted for his
  talent as an aircraft mechanic and refueler; he also enjoyed a
  career in the private sector as an aircraft mechanic at Hooks
  Airport in Tomball for many years; and
         WHEREAS, Tony was the devoted father of two daughters,
  Stacy DeMaria and Dana Hoffart; he was blessed with two
  grandsons, Ryan and Preston Hoffart, and he cherished time spent
  cheering for them at baseball games; and
         WHEREAS, Tony DeMaria enjoyed being outdoors and watching
  the Dallas Cowboys and was noted for his deep love of country; he
  was beloved by family and friends for his generous heart, his
  strong character, and his great smile, and he leaves behind
  memories that will long be cherished by all who were privileged
  to share in his life; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 87th
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Tony DeMaria; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Tony DeMaria.