Women Supercentenarian Photos (Cont'd.) File No. 12 of 15 for the year 2013,
as of March 13, 2014.
Jun Kitamasu, 113
At age 112 (September 2012)
August 2, 2013; Jun Kitamasu was born on March 2, 1900, in Japan. We only learned about her upon the death of Mitsue Nagasaki, the previous oldest person of Hiroshima Prefecture, on June 17, 2013. Unfortunately, we did not have Jun Kitamasu's full birth date until after her own death on July 11, 2013. She was living in the town of Osakikamijima in Hiroshima Prefecture. She lived to 113 years, 131 days old, and at the time of her death, she was the 9th oldest known living verified person.
Annita Bonandi-Azzini, 110
Undated photos of Annita Bonandi-Azzini
At age 108
August 4, 2013; Annita Bonandi-Azzini was born on May 12, 1902 in the comune of Casalmoro, province of Mantua, in the Lombardy region of Italy. She died on November 19, 2012, in the comune of Pianoro, province of Bologna, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. She lived to 110 years 191 days.
Blanche Cobb, 112
At age 110
At age 112
August 12, 2013; Blanche Cobb was born on September 8, 1900 in Jesup, Wayne County, Georgia, USA. She married Johnnie Cobb, Jr. in 1920. She lives in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA.
Ramona Agudin-Fernandez, 110
Pictured (second from left) with King Juan Carlos of Spain (first from left) on April 17, 1979 at the age of 109 years old
At age 110
August 14, 2013; Ramona Agudin-Fernandez was born on March 9, 1870 in Spain, and passed away as the oldest living person in Spain on January 12, 1981, living to the age of 110 years 309 days.
Olympe Amaury, 112
August 16, 2013; Olympe Amaury was validated by Gerontology Research Group on January 10, 2012. Olympe Vignel was born in Tracy sur Loire, Nièvre Department, France, on June 19, 1901. She married Gaspard Bernard Amaury in Tracy sur Loire on May 31, 1924. She lives in Amilly, Loiret Department, France. She is currently France's oldest person.
Pictured (center) at her 111th birthday with her son, Claude (right of her; her left)
Pictured (right) at age of 112 after the death of the previous oldest French person, Mrs. Suzanne Burrier, with her son Claude (left).
Esther Ecklund, 111
Pictured (right) with her great-grandson, James "Jimmy" Ecklund (left)
Pictured (left) with Natalie Coles, phlebotomist, on right (Dr. Coles's wife)
August 16, 2013: Esther Ecklund was born October 28, 1901, as Ester Linnéa Ingeborg Fagerström, in Norra Sandsjö, Jönköping County (Län), Sweden. She emigrated to the United States on April 16, 1913 and settled in Chautauqua County, New York. She married Aleck Ecklund, a Swedish, on December 14, 1921 in Frewsburg, Chautauqua County, New York. She lives in Long Beach, California.
March 13, 2014: GRG was informed by the family that Esther Ecklund passed away yesterday in California. She lived to 112 years 135 days.
Marie Grosclaude, 110
Courtesy of Laurent Toussaint (picture sent in 2006):
August 23, 2013: Marie Grosclaude was born October 15, 1897, as Marie Gabrielle Emilie Grosclaude in Villette, Jura Department, France. She was the daughter of François Stéphane Grosclaude and Jeanne Eugénie Marie Clair. She never married, and lived most of her life in Colombier, Côte-d'Or Department, France. She died on December 20, 2007, in Arnay-le-Duc, Côte-d'Or Department at the age of 110 years 66 days.
Myrtle Clifton, 111
August 27, 2013: Myrtle Clifton was born November 19, 1902, near Milford, Sussex County, Delaware, United States, as Mayme Myrtle Clifton, daughter of John Clifton and Laura Jones. She never married, and worked in Philadelphia before returning back to Delaware. She currently lives in Greenville, Delaware.
November 26, 2013: Gerontology Research Group appreciates seeing the regularly-updated pictures of Myrtle Clifton at this business website of Peaches and Pups where Myrtle Clifton has been mentioned at the bottom of that page.
Myrtle Clifton (center) in this undated photo:
Myrtle Clifton (center) on her 110th birthday:
Myrtle Clifton (center) on September 29, 2013:
Myrtle Clifton on her 111th birthday:
Yone Tsukiyama, 110
At age 108
At age 109 in September 2011
August 28, 2013: Yone Tsukiyama was born November 1, 1901, in Japan. She was the oldest person of Wakayama prefecture before her death on April 24, 2012, at the age of 110 years 175 days.
Rosa Pesce-Patrono, 110
On her 110th birthday (at right)
September 4, 2013: Rosa Pesce-Patrono was born September 12, 1902, in Castelnuovo di Ceva, Piedmont region, Italy. She currently lives in the same village.
Dora McRae, 111
Pictured provided by the family
September 9, 2013: Dora McRae was born August 29, 1899, as Dora Swyers, in New Mexico, United States. She married Grady S. McRae on December 2, 1916 in Arizona. She died on September 26, 2010, in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland. She lived to 111 years 28 days.
Masayo Okamoto, 111
September 10, 2013: Gerontology Research Group learned that Masayo Okamoto, the oldest person in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, passed away on September 7, 2013. She was on Table E as a validated living case. She was born on September 21, 1901, so she died exactly two weeks before her 112th birthday.
Pictured at age 111 in December 2012
Marie Audy, 110
September 13, 2013: Marie Audy was born March 29, 1899, as Marie Jailon, in Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Dordogne Department, France. She died on November 24, 2009, in the same department at the age of 110 years 241 days.
Ruth Engstrom, 111
At her 110th birthday
September 23, 2013: Ruth Engstrom (Ruth Engström) was born September 23, 1902, in Nybro in the historical province of Småland (Kalmar County) of Sweden. She lives in Stockholm, capital of Sweden.
Carrie Walker, 110
September 2007 at age of 107
At age 108 (2nd article here)
Nearing her 110th birthday
September 26, 2013: Carrie Walker was born near the town of Burgaw, Pender County, North Carolina, United States, on September 30, 1900 to her mother, Julia Herring. She was raised by her grandmother, Rachel Herring, and her uncle & aunt, Arthur & Annie (Walker) Herring. Carrie Etta Herring married Joel Walker, her aunt's brother, on May 20, 1917, and they had seventeen children. Thirteen lived to adulthood, and nine were still living when their mother, Carrie Herring Walker, died on January 8, 2011, in Pender County, North Carolina at the age of 110 years 100 days old.
Dorothy Peel, 111
At 110th birthday
At 111th birthday
October 1, 2013: Dorothy Peel was born on September 28, 1902, in the village of Alne in North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Freddie Peel after his retirement. She currently lives in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Helen Lettinga, 110
Nearing her 109th birthday (Photo by Katie Greene, The Grand Rapids Press)
Nearing her 110th birthday (Photo by Emily Zoladz, The Grand Rapids Press)
October 4, 2013: Helen Lettinga was born on February 6, 1903, in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States. She married Fred Lettinga in 1924 and they had two daughters. She still lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Mary Elizabeth Will, 113
Various pictures found online for Mrs. Elizabeth Will (they all may be of her at different times at age 111):
October 21, 2013: Mary Elizabeth Will was born as Mary Elizabeth Bundy on October 15, 1900, in Monroe, Union County, North Carolina, United States, to S. B. Bundy & Elizabeth Stewart Bundy. She traveled a lot and did not get married until 1941 to Victor Herbert Will. She lives in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and she has been confirmed to have celebrated her 113th birthday.
Florence Pittaway, 111
At her 110th birthday:
In July 2013 (at age 110):
At her 111th birthday:
October 27, 2013: Florence Pittaway was born on October 15, 1902, in the region of West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. She was brought up in Bordesley Green, lived most of her life in Perry Common, and now lives in Erdington; all of West Midlands region.
Ora Holland, 112
Near 109th birthday:
At her 110th birthday being shown with great-nephew, then 7, Skyler Reed (2003-2011) at far right:
Two days before her actual 111th birthday (second from right, standing):
Two days before her actual 112th birthday:
October 30, 2013: Ora Holland was born on December 24, 1900, as Ora E. Reed, in Rosebud, Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. She married Thomas R. Holland in 1923. In the past year, she moved from her home to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to an assisted living center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Teruko Sugimoto, 110
November 1, 2013: Teruko Sugimoto (杉本暉子) was born on February 27, 1902, in Japan. She became the oldest person in Tottori prefecture, Japan, on August 7, 2010, until her own death on December 15, 2012 at the age of 110 years 292 days.
At 109th birthday
At age 110
Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries, 111
November 4, 2013: Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries was born on October 22, 1902, in the town of Uffelte in the province of Drenthe in Netherlands. She currently lives in the village of Havelte in the same Drenthe province.
Photo taken in June 2012, when Egbertje became the oldest woman in the Netherlands at the age of 109:
At her 110th birthday
Egbertje (right) is pictured together with her 101-year-old brother Roelof de Vries (left) in March 2013 during the opening ceremony of a building in their town.
At her 111th birthday
Eudoxie Baboul, 112
November 7, 2013: Eudoxie Baboul was born on October 1, 1901, in French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. She currently lives in the commune of Matoury, a suburb of Cayenne, the capital city of French Guiana.
At age 110
At age 112
Vi Robbins, 111
November 10, 2013: Vi Robbins was born on February 28, 1902, in Australia. She spent most of her life in Coogee, a suburb of City of Randwick, New South Wales, Australia. She currently lives in City of Randwick.
At age 107:
Elspeth Wood, 110
Photos provided by her 110th birthday article:
As a young lady:
Around 110th birthday:
November 13, 2013: Elspeth Wood, known as Marion, was born on February 18, 1899, in Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom. She married Herbert Wood in 1928, and she died in Harrow, London Borough of Harrow, United Kingdom on May 22, 2009 at the age of 110 years 93 days.
Veronique Louis-Sidney, 110
At age of 107:
At age of 109:
November 25, 2013: Veronique Louis-Sidney was born as Véronique Esther Bernadine on June 23, 1900, in Martinique, an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Martinique is an overseas region (and department) of France. She died in the comune (town) of Rivière-Salée, Martinique, on August 13, 2010, at the age of 110 years 51 days.
Adea Pellerin-Cormier, 112
Pictures from age of 105 when she was featured in a short video:
December 5, 2013: Adea Pellerin-Cormier (French: Adéa Pellerin-Cormier) was born on September 11, 1901, in Grand-Digue (French: Grande-Digue), Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada. She lives in St. Anthony (French: Saint-Antoine), Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada. She is currently believed to be the 3rd oldest living Canadian at this time.
Mary McGowan, 110
Picture of Mary McGowan at age of 107:
December 20, 2013: Mary McGowan was born on February 17, 1900, in Dunmore, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. Her family moved to North Dakota, and then she moved to Chicago, Illinois. She passed away on September 2, 2010, in Niles, Cook County, Illinois at the age of 110 years 197 days.
Florence Johnson, 110
December 30, 2013: Florence Johnson was born on July 18, 1897, in Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, United States. Never married, she lived to 110 years 121 days before dying in her birth place of Aberdeen. Please click here for an article about her when she was 109 years old.
The picture below is from the same newspaper article above (Turtle Mountain Star, April 16, 2007):
Hana Saito, 111
Picture of Hana Saito at age of 109:
Picture of Hana Saito at age of 110:
December 31, 2013: Hana Saito was born on March 10, 1902, in Japan. At her death on March 29, 2013, she was the oldest person of Gunma Prefecture, Japan. She lived to 111 years 19 days.
Here ends the 12th file containing Photos of Women Supercentenarians for 2013.
Click to continue to File No. 14 of 15 for early 2014.