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María Anastasia Colón Aponte

Stefan Maglov
Validated By: Stefan Maglov On Date: Jun. 17th 2023

María Anastasia Colón Aponte was a Puerto Rican supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.


María Anastasia Colón Aponte was born in Salinas, Puerto Rico, on 27 April 1891, to parents Santos Colón and Valentina Aponte.

At some point she married Eusebio Massó Ledée. The couple had seven children: Emma, Juan Carlos, Eusebio, Guillermo, Idalia, José and Julia. She was known by her relatives as “Provi” (short for Providencia) and Güelin. In 1962, she was recognized as an “Exemplary Mother” by the municipality of Salinas.

María Anastasia Colón Aponte passed away in Olimpo, Guayama, Puerto Rico, on 28 October 2003, at the age of 112.

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At the time of death, she was the second-oldest known living person in Puerto Rico, after Ramona Trinidad Iglesias Jordan.

Her age has been validated by the 110 Club’s user “Ecad” and Stefan Maglov, and validated by LongeviQuest on 17 June 2023.

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* “Doña Provi: la voz de un pueblo nuevo / José Massó Rodríguez” – Encuentro al Sur, 13 August 2009