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Bellmore woman celebrates 111th birthday with family and friends

Rose Girone celebrated her 111th birthday in Bellmore on Friday.

News 12 Staff

Jan 13, 2023, 11:55 PM

Updated 525 days ago

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Rose Girone celebrated her 111th birthday in Bellmore on Friday.
She has lived an incredible life, having escaped Nazi Germany by moving to China and later opening up a knitting studio in the U.S. in the 1940s.
Girone celebrated the major milestone at Belair Nursing Home with family and friends.
She had volunteered to teach knitting before retiring at 102 in 2014.


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