First Selectman Ellen Scalettar recognized Woodbridge centenarians at the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut’s annual luncheon held at the JCC in May. May is Older Americans Month. “Our seniors’ longevity and life experiences are an inspiration and an important resource for the rest of us,” said Scalettar. Woodbridge Senior Center social worker Mary Lee Raro also attended the event on behalf of Woodbridge.
The 15 Woodbridge centenarians who were honored at the luncheon include Angelina McLean, 101; Estelle Goldberg, 100; Norma Smith, 101; Armond Ambrosini, 101; Felicja Gurgaz, 102; Rose D’Antonio, 100; Bess Shurpin, 101; Helen Taffel, 100; William Ledewitz, 101; Carl Stollger, 105; Ida Luciani, 103; Edith Benjamin, 100; Ida Sanderson, 105; Edith Houser, 100; James Graham, 103.
Each of the Woodbridge centenarians received a proclamation from the Town; Scalettar presented the proclamations to those who were in attendance and the others were delivered.
Pictured is centenarian Edith Houser, daughter Sally and First Selectman Ellen Scalettar.