LongeviQuest is glad to announce the age validation of Launa Mitchell at 110 years old. She is the second-oldest living supercentenarian in New Jersey after Susan Keane.

Mrs. Mitchell was born on 23 May 1913 in New Jersey. She was among the 8.8% of students who would finish 12th grade in 1932. Five years later, she married John Douglas Mitchell in 1937. Her husband left to serve in World War II, and she entered the workforce and kept working even after Mr. Mitchell’s return from the war.

Mitchell on her 110th birthday (Source: The Lakewood Scoop)

Mitchell on her 110th birthday (Source: The Lakewood Scoop)

Starting from 1940, Mrs. Mitchell was employed as a saleswoman at Silver’s 5¢ to 1$ store. Consecutively, she was also an office clerk at Tepper’s Department Store in South Plainfield. She also became a bank teller and later an assistant treasurer at the Plainfield Saving and Loan Association. The couple moved to Venture, California but decided to return and settle in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Mrs. Mitchell is currently active while staying in a nursing home at the age of 110 years old.

For more information, please view Launa Mitchell’s Directory Profile here.