|Birth:||30 June 1912|
Roccadaspide, Campania, Italy
|Death:||26 March 2021|
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
|Age:||108 years, 269 days|
Zito was born on 30 June 1912 in Roccadaspide, Campania Region, Italy. She studied medicine, and for many years she worked as a gynecologist and obstetrician. According to her relatives, she delivered about 4000 children throughout her career. Zito had five children of her own, all of whom predeceased her. She has a passion for dancing, and has had friendships with Italian celebrities Orietta Berti and Gigliola Cinquetti.
Zito has lived in a retirement home in Genoa, Liguria Region, Italy since she was about 100. In 2020, she contracted COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, she was unable to celebrate her 108th birthday on 30 June. She successfully recovered from the disease, and belatedly celebrated her birthday on 2 September.
Zito died in Genoa, Liguria, Italy on 26 March 2021 at the age of 108 years, 269 days.
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