During her early years, Plummer went to trade school to become a seamstress. She then worked for an upscale designer on Newbury Street in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1935, she married her husband Elmer Plummer and they had at least two children (sons). At the time of her 110th birthday in June 2018, Plummer had six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Plummer became the oldest known living person in the state of Massachusetts following the death of 112-year-old Dorothy Brown on 26 November 2019. In January 2020, her nursing home celebrated her achievement with a special party where she received a message from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.
LongeviQuest is extending our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Mrs. Hazel Plummer.
LongeviQuest is delighted to confirm that Susana Gutiérrez Godoy recently celebrated her 113th birthday on 24 May 2023 in the city of Tepechitlán, Zacatecas, México. Susana Gutiérrez Godoy was born on 24 May 1910 in Tepechitlán, Zacatecas, México. She became the longest-living known validated person in México after the death of Ángela Díaz Millán on October 19, 2022.
On her 113th birthday, her family sent her congratulatory messages as most of them are living outside the state of Zacatecas. Her great-granddaughter mentioned that she was very proud of her long life and wishes everyone to follow her example. She mentioned, “Always persevere, have faith, and work hard to get what you want in life”. Susana Gutiérrez has always been positive about life and jokingly said that she even wishes to reach “200 years old”.
For more information, please view Susana Gutiérrez Godoy’s Directory Profile here.
Susana Gutiérrez Godoy cumplió 113 años de edad el 24 de mayo en la ciudad de Tepechitlán, estado de Zacatecas. El sitio de Latin American Supercentenarians (LAS) validó su edad el 30 de junio de 2022. Después de la muerte de Ángela Díaz Millán el 19 de octubre de 2022, Susana Gutiérrez se convirtió en la persona (conocida) viva validada más longeva en México.
Susana Gutiérrez Godoy nació el 24 de mayo de 1910 en Tepechitlán, Zacatecas, México. Se caso dos veces, la primera vez fue con el Sr. José Estrada Meza el 19 de abril de 1932, pero murió el año siguiente, en 1933, por lo que se casó por segunda vez con el Sr. Pedro Vázquez Parra, el 8 de junio de 1939.
En el 113 cumpleaños, su familia les mandó felicitaciones desde diversos estados del país, ya que muchos de ellos se encuentran viviendo fuera del estado de Zacatecas, su bisnieta mencionó que estaba muy orgullosa de su larga vida, y desea que todos sigan el ejemplo de ella: siempre perseverante, tener fe y trabajar duro para conseguir lo que quieras en la vida. Susana Gutiérrez es positiva sobre la vida, y dijo que desea vivir hasta los “200 años” en forma cómica.
Gutiérrez Godoy en el asilo de ancianos donde vive en su 113 cumpleaños, el 24 de mayo
A la edad de 110 años, en 2020, se mudó a un asilo de ancianos, desde que su familia decidió que requeriría mayores cuidados debido a su edad.
Para más información, por favor, vea el perfil del directorio de LongeviQuest de Susana Gutiérrez Godoy aquí.
It is with great delight to announce the age validation of Kitty Harvey. She was an American supercentenarian born on 12 January 1860 in Elizabethtown, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. Her age was validated to be 112 years old and that makes her the oldest person in the world at the time of her death.
She married William L. Harvey in Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas in 1879 just after a year when she moved to the area. The couple had a son who later became a prominent physician in Minneapolis.
The family move again to Oklahoma in the 1880s where her husband served as clerk of the court. William died of Malaria on 5 September 1900 at 53 years old, so Kitty and her son returned to Minneapolis to live with her mother.
Harvey passed away in Minneapolis, Kansas, USA on 10 July 1972, when she was already 112 years and 180 days old.
LongeviQuest validated her age claim on 23 May 2023 through the appreciated efforts of Jimmy Lindberg and Nick Eriksson.
For more information, please view Kitty Harvey’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is saddened to report that Nina Willis, the world’s 7th oldest person, has died at the age of 114.
This is a developing story. More information will be added later.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Motoi Fukunishi (Japanese: 福西基) of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. He was born in Soudou (present-day Shimotsuma), Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan on 25 March 1910 and passed away in Shimotsuma on 22 August 2020 at the age of 110 years old.
Mr. Fukunishi was a teacher by profession for 39 years in total, serving as both an elementary and middle school principal for some time. After retiring, he took over as director of Shimotsuma Shoutomo Kindergarten in Shomutsuma City and remained the principal until the age of 105. He was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays alongside Rosette in 1988. He was later reported to be the oldest living recipient of the honor in Japan.
On 27 March 2020, two days after turning 110, he became the oldest living man in Ibaraki Prefecture, following the death of 110-year-old Takeshi Hanawa of Hitachiomiya. On 11 August 2020, following the death of 110-year-old Shōjirō Shirai of Shiga Prefecture, he became the oldest living man in Japan until his own passing on 22 August 2020. He was then succeeded by Mikizō Ueda.
LongeviQuest congratulates his family on his posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Mr. Fukunishi’s Directory Profile here.
Longeviquest is pleased to confirm that Mary Harris recently celebrated her birthday on the 13th of May 2023 at the age of 112 years old and is now the oldest living person in the U.S. State of Tennessee. She was born in Ithaca, New York, USA on 13 May 1911. Mrs. Harris was born premature, and the doctor said that she was too little and would not live. However, she defied the odds and has lived a long and full life.
She married James Richard Harris in 1937 and they had two daughters. The couple ran a dry-cleaning business and dairy farm in New York and Harris worked as the bookkeeper both times. At the age of 77, Mrs. Harris began painting and has since become a talented artist and has had her work displayed in several exhibitions. In 2003, her husband died at the age of 90. Her family continued to grow and today she has five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
On her 110th birthday, Harris received a letter from Pope Francis. The Pope congratulated Harris on her long life and praised her for her dedication to her family and community. Harris was deeply touched by the Pope’s letter and said that it was the highlight of her birthday.
For more information, please view Mary Haris’s Directory Profile here.
He was born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan on 15 August 1909 and passed away in Okazaki on 14 April 2020 at the age of 110. At his time of death, he was the oldest living man in Japan. Mr. Tomoe was the father of two daughters.
Mr. Tomoe became a physician in 1939 and wrote about “Pernicious Anemia in Japan.” He also became the director of the Municipal Okazaki Hospital in 1968 where he remained as an active physician well past his 90th birthday. He was reported to have been driving until he was 99 years of age.
In September 2018, he was reported to be the oldest living man in Aichi Prefecture at the age of 109. On 12 February 2020, he became the oldest living resident of Aichi Prefecture, at the age of 110 following the death of 112-year-old of Jo Makihara of Gamagori.
On 23 February 2020, he became the oldest living man in Japan following the death of 112-year-old Chitetsu Watanabe of Niigata Prefecture.
LongeviQuest congratulates his family on his posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Mr. Tomoe’s Directory Profile here.