Name: Marie Anna Fioravanti
Birthday: July 13, 1914
Where born: Reading
Name of spouse: Joseph Fioravanti (deceased)
Occupation of spouse: Salesman
Parents: Anna Kessler Heinly and Harry Heinly
Siblings: Edmund, Ruth, Lillian and Mae (all deceased)
Places of residence during lifetime: Reading, Gouglersville, Shillington
Names of children: Ronald Fioravanti and Joanne Fioravanti Crupi
Grandchildren: Kevin Crupi, Brian Crupi, Jena Fioravanti Burkett and Stephan Fioravanti
Great-grandchildren: Craig Crupi, Samantha Crupi, Owen Burkett, Wyatt Burkett, James Fioravanti and Eli Fioravanti
Education: Reading schools, left after eighth grade to work in a hosiery mill
Employment history: Whitners, the Violet Room in Shillington and self-employed seamstress, doing alterations, knitting
Hobbies: Travel, knitting, baking, entertaining, meeting with friends for breakfast and lunch
Happiest days of your life: My husband, children, family and friends
Greatest achievements: Surviving colon cancer surgery, celebrating another birthday at 108!
Best childhood memory: Growing up in a wonderful area with a loving family and friends
Reason for long life: I have never tasted coffee.
Advice for young people: Life is a gift. Make the most of every day.
Source: Berkshire mont