Apolonia Malate
Apolonia Malate
Birth: 4 March 1899
Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Death: 4 December 2009
Ewa Beach, Hawaii, USA
Age: 110 years, 276 days
Country: PhilippinesPHLUnited StatesUSA
Unvalidated

Apolonia Juan Valencia Malate (4 March 1899 – 4 December 2009) was a Filipino-American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Apolonia Malate was born on 4 March 1899 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, just after the Treaty of Paris, which gained the United States the control of the Philippines.

On 3 May 1933, Apolonia married Carmelo Malate, and would go on to have 2 sons, Vincent and Quirino, and a daughter with him. At some point in her life, she immigrated to Ewa Beach, Hawaii, where she would live the rest of her life with her son Quirino.

She celebrated her 105th birthday in March 2004 in a John Dominis Restaurant with her 2 sons, daughter-in-law, grandson, and granddaughter.

Apolonia Malate died in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, USA on 4 December 2009 at the age of 110 years, 275 days. She is survived by two sons Quirino and Vincent; one daughter Feliza Peralta; two brothers Alex Sr. and Philip Juan; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

References

  • [1] The Honolulu Advertiser, 24 December 2009
  • [2] The Honolulu Advertiser, 7 March 2004
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