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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of Peter Goudeaux, Jr., who recently passed away; and

 5        WHEREAS, Peter Goudeaux, Jr. was born on February 6, 1918
 6    in New Orleans, Louisiana; his parents  were  Viola  Hamilton
 7    and Peter Goudeaux, Sr.; and

 8        WHEREAS, Peter Goudeaux, Jr. accepted Jesus Christ as his
 9    Savior  at  an  early  age,  under the leadership of Reverend
10    Thomas of St. Mary's IV Baptist Church  in  New  Orleans;  he
11    moved  to  Illinois  in  the  1950's,  where  he  worked,  at
12    different  times,  for  the  Cyclone  Fence  Company, and the
13    Glencoe, Winnetka, and  Northlake  Post  Offices;  he  was  a
14    32-degree Mason and a member of the Rufus Mitchell Lodge #107
15    in Waukegan, Illinois; and

16        WHEREAS,  Peter  Goudeaux,  Jr.  served  as  an Associate
17    Minister at First Corinthian M.B. Church under the leadership
18    of Reverend Jonas  Porter;  after  the  passing  of  Reverend
19    Porter, Peter Goudeaux, Jr. was elected the new Pastor; and

20        WHEREAS,  Peter  Goudeaux,  Jr.  is survived by his wife,
21    Barbara; his sons, Peter  Goudeaux  III,  and  Nolan  (Alice)
22    Goudeaux;  his  daughters,  Patricia  Simon,  Carolyn (Irvin)
23    Williams, Tamara (John) Goudeaux-Stanley,  Michelyn  (Walker)
24    Woods, and Deborah Crowe; his thirteen grandchildren; his one
25    great-grandchild;   his   sisters,   Mary  Hamilton,  Nevetta
26    (Theodore) Harris, and  Bernadine  (Clyde)  Lucas;  and  many
27    nieces,  nephews,  and other very special friends; therefore,
28    be it

30    ASSEMBLY  OF  THE  STATE  OF  ILLINOIS,  that  we  extend our
31    condolences to all who knew and loved Peter Goudeaux, Jr.; he
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 1    will be remembered for his good will and his  red  beans  and
 2    rice; and be it further

 3        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 4    presented to the family of Peter Goudeaux, Jr.

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