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Esther Victoria Lecaro
Esther Victoria Lecaro
Birth: 23 December 1899
Latunga, Ecuador
Death: 18 October 2011
Chino, California, USA
Age: 111 years, 299 days
Country: EcuadorECUUnited StatesUSA

Esther Victoria "Tita" Lecaro (née Torres; 23 December 1899 – 18 October 2011) was an Ecuadorian-American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Esther Victoria Lecaro claimed to have been born in Latunga, Ecuador on 23 December 1899, the daughter of Dolores Torres.

She married Francisco Lecaro Sanchez on 22 December 1926 in Latacunga, Cotopaxi, Ecuador. The couple had 4 children: Hilda Endara (1927–2011), Hector Lecaro, Haydee Concha and Hugo Lecaro. Her husband died on 2 June 1947.

In 1965, she moved to the United States with her son Hector Lecaro and they lived in Los Angeles. In subsequent years, she and Hector returned to Ecuador before moving to the United States in 1979 and settling in Montebello. They moved to Chino in 2003. Her daughter Hilda Endara died on 23 September 2011.

Esther Victoria Lecaro died in Chino, California on 18 October 2011 at the age of 111 years, 299 days. She is survived by three children, 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.