LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Tsune Morinaka of Japan at age 110. She was born in Japan on 15 September 1910. At some point, she had children.

Celebrating her 100th birthday, Morinaka received a floral tribute and gifts from the mayor in her Hirado home. Morinaka, known for her singing, dancing, and infectious joy, believed in embracing activities that spark happiness as the secret to a long and fulfilling life.

On her 100th birthday. (Source: Hirado City Public Relations Paper)
On her 100th birthday.
(Source: Hirado City Public Relations Paper)

Morinaka passed away in Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, on 15 September 2020, her 110th birthday. At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest living person in Nagasaki Prefecture, behind Masue Ōura.

LongeviQuest congratulates Tsune Morinaka’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Tsuna Kanno of Japan at age 110. She was born in Japan on 23 November 1910.

After turning 100, Kanno settled into a nursing home in Date City. In December 2010, officials from Date City marked her 100th birthday with a special celebration. She was gifted with a letter and messages from the governor. In September 2020, she was reported as the fourth-oldest living person in Fukushima Prefecture, behind Hana SekiKimiko Hakozaki, and Tomiko Kusano.

At the age of 100. (Source: Date City Press Release)
At the age of 100.
(Source: Date City Press Release)

Tsuna Kanno passed away at the nursing home in Date City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, on 8 December 2020, at the age of 110 years, 15 days.

LongeviQuest congratulates Tsuna Kanno’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Kinsaku Hayashinaka of Japan at age 110. He was born in Shimizu, Kamikawa (Tokachi) District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, on 15 November 1910. Hayashinaka’s family ran a fishing pond shop in Kiyota Ward, Sapporo, near a mountain and surrounded by greenery.

In 2019’s Respect for the Aged Day, Hayashinaka received congratulatory gifts from the governor of Hokkaido at the age of 108. On 17 May 2019, he became the oldest living man in Hokkaido Prefecture.

As a centenarian. (Source: "Hokkaido People Over 100 Years Old" (Book))
As a centenarian.
(Source: “Hokkaido People Over 100 Years Old” (Book))

Kinsaku Hayashinaka passed away in Kiyota Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, on 17 November 2020, at the age of 110 years, 2 days. Upon his passing, he was succeeded as the Prefecture’s oldest living man by Shirō Moriyama.

LongeviQuest congratulates Kinsaku Hayashinaka’s family on his posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Gorō Danjō of Japan at age 110. He was born in Japan on 12 December 1909. Danjō was visited by city officials in 2009 to celebrate his 100th birthday.

In December 2009, aged 100. (Source: Ōita City Press Release)
In December 2009, aged 100.
(Source: Ōita City Press Release)

On 17 June 2018, at age 108, he became the oldest living man in Ōita Prefecture following the death of 111-year-old Kameo Ōya.

Danjō passed away in Ōita City, Ōita Prefecture, Japan, on 16 June 2020, at the age of 110 years, 187 days. At the time of his death, he was the second-oldest living man in Japan, behind Shōjirō Shirai. Also, then-107-year-old Masato Nakano became the oldest living man in Ōita Prefecture, and Motoi Fukunishi became the second-oldest living man in Japan.

LongeviQuest congratulates Gorō Danjō’s family on his posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Avicia Thorpe of the United States at age 112. She was born in Danville, Virginia, United States on 16 April 1908. She was a sister and a wife.

On her wedding day. (Source: nbc29)
On her wedding day.
(Source: nbc29)

Thorpe graduated at the top of her class at Holbrook Street Presbyterian School and earned a bachelor’s degree in social science with honors from Bluefield State College. She taught English at Westmoreland High School from 1933 to 1936 and then continued at John M. Langston High School until 1966.

Thorpe passed away in Danville, Virginia, USA, on 24 December 2020, at the age of 112 years, 252 days.

On 16 June 2018, following the death of 112-year-old Lillian Stubbs, she became the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Virginia.

LongeviQuest congratulates Avicia Thorpe’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Avicia Thorpe’s Directory Profile here.

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Elizabeth Lucas at 111 years old. She was an American supercentenarian born on 6 April 1909 in Belle Vernon Pennsylvania, USA.

Her father was a coal miner while her mother was a mail-order bride. Elizabeth had ten siblings and the family lived in a two-story, two-bedroom frame house, where the children shared a single room.

Her school days ended after completing the sixth grade. When she was 13 years old, a priest would take her and the other girls from the area to work as cleaners for rich people in Pittsburgh. The Belle Vernon girls would return home via trolley every Friday and Elizabeth would give her small pay to her mother to help with the expenses.

At the age of 106. (Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
At the age of 106.
(Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

On 12 February 1936, she was married to Walter Edward Lucas with whom she had three children with.

In 2005, she moved into a nursing home. Elizabeth Lucas passed away on 15 December 2020 in Steubenville, Ohio, USA, due to COVID-19.

For more information, please view Elizabeth Lucas’ Directory Profile here.

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Dorothy McClements of the United States at age 110. She was born in Stillwater, New York, United States on 7 May 1909. She was a sister, a wife, and a mother to 8 children. When McClements was young, she worked in a sock factory in Stillwater. Later, she got a job as a maid at Leonard Hospital.

In her later years, McClements attended Mass every Sunday at All Saints on the Hudson in Mechanicville until she was unable to do so. However, she continued to receive Communion each week through home visits. When she was 98, she fell and broke her hip. At first, a surgeon was concerned about operating on her due to her age and the potential for problems with recovery and rehabilitation. But he later changed his mind because she was in such good physical condition. As of her 109th birthday, she had 151 descendants. She credited her long life to living a clean life, which included eating a lot of vegetables and not smoking or drinking.

On her 110th birthday. (Source: Facebook/Kumi Tucker WNYT)
On her 110th birthday.
(Source: Facebook/Kumi Tucker WNYT)

McClements passed away in Stillwater, New York, USA, on 1 February 2020, at the age of 110 years, 270 days. She was survived by all eight of her children, 40 grandchildren, and many more descendants, including great-great-grandchildren.

LongeviQuest congratulates Dorothy McClements’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Emma Daily of the United States at age 110. She was born in Nebraska, United States on 15 October 1909. She was a sister, a wife, and a mother to 5 children.

When Daily was in her 80s, she was involved in a car accident while on vacation in California with her two sisters. She was hospitalized for several weeks and then transferred to a hospital in Texas for rehabilitation. After recovering from her injuries, she sold her home and moved to West Texas to be closer to her family. In her 90s, she was diagnosed with colon cancer but survived without undergoing chemotherapy.

On her 110th birthday in 2019. (Source: cbs7)
On her 110th birthday in 2019.
(Source: cbs7)

Daily passed away in Midland, Texas, USA, on 19 May 2020, at the age of 110 years, 217 days. She was survived by her daughter, Rose Marie McLennan; her son, Marion Daily; as well as six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

LongeviQuest congratulates Emma Daily’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Vicie George at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian born on 24 November 1909 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA.

While growing up, George was passionate about learning to the point that she excelled in geography and history classes while attending school. However, aside from her passion for academics, she also enjoyed playing baseball.

She married Grover George in February 1925, with whom she had seven children with. They kept their marriage strong for 64 years until Grover passed away in 1989.

(Source: 11 Alive)

Vicie joined the Beech Grove Baptist Church in 1936 and remained a devoted member until her death.

Vicie George passed away on 12 January 2020 in Decatur, Georgia, USA. She was 110 years and 49 days old at the time of her death.

For more information, please visit Vicie George’s Directory Profile here.

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Antônia Elina De Sousa at age 110 years old. She was a Brazilian supercentenarian born on 1 March 1910.

On her 110th birthday in March 2020. (Source: Sedese Ereré)
On her 110th birthday in March 2020.
(Source: Sedese Ereré)

Antônia Elina De Sousa celebrated her 110th birthday in Tomé Vieira, near Ereré, Ceará, Brazil.

Antônia Elina De Sousa passed away on 28 June 2020 in Ererê, Ceará, Brazil. At the time of her death, she was 110 years and 119 days old.

For more information, please view Antônia Elina De Sousa’s Directory Profile here.