Day of Remembrance 2017

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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Anthony Foster was born and raised in Overbrook Park in Philadelphia to Stephen and Joan Foster, the youngest of two siblings Stephen and Gina, Anthony attended St. Callistus grade school and West Catholic High School; hw is married to his wife of 17 years, Elisa, they have two daughters, Ava, 14 and Lia 6.

WHEREAS, upon completion of high school, Anthony worked at Advance Concrete where

WHEREAS, the National Organization of Murdered Children, Inc., has, since 1978, provided vision and leadership to our nation to help identify and address the needs of families of murder victims; and

WHEREAS, the National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children believes that honoring the memory of victims who have been killed by violence and acknowledging the resulting long-term trauma for families, communities and the nation is an important part of promoting public awareness of the impact of violent crime and remembering our loved ones; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware County Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. has provided support and services to families of murder victims, and has worked toward justice and societal reforms that reflect and respect the rights and needs of families of murder victims; and

WHEREAS, on September 25, 2017, Upper Darby Township, along with the rest of our nation, will join together to remember and pay respect to the thousands we have lost in America;

NOW, THEREFORE I, Thomas N. Micozzie, Mayor of Upper Darby Township, along with my fellow members of Upper Darby Council, do hereby proclaim Monday, September 25, 2017 as

Day of Remembrance

in Upper Darby Township and urge my fellow citizens to recognize and participate in its observance.