Gabrielle Ormand
Gabrielle Ormand
Gabrielle Ormand on her 112th birthday in 2021.
Birth: 24 February 1909
Saint-Aignan, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
Age: 112 years, 109 days
Country: FranceFRA
Unvalidated

Gabrielle Ormand (née Thebault [French: Thébault]; born 24 February 1909) is a French supercentenarian who is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is the third-oldest living person in France, after Lucile Randon and Valentine Ligny.

Biography

Early Life

Gabrielle Ormand was born in Saint-Aignan, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France on 24 February 1909. Her parents were Ernest Thebault and Zelie Boblet.

Ormand had at least 11 siblings, all deceased. Three of them lived to 100 or more: Marthe Collet, who lived to 105, Roberte, who died a few days after her 101st birthday in 2017, and Marcelline Decorce, who died two months before her 101st birthday.

On 17 April 1937, in Epinay-sur-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France, France, Ormand married Adolphe Ormand (1914-1973). At this time, she was a seller and lived in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. She had at least one daughter, Genevieve [French: Geneviève].

Later Life

At age 80, Ormand had an heart attack, and she takes heart medication since this. In 1989, her brother Ernest ended his life. On 1 December 2016, aged 107, she moved to the residence Charaintru, in Savigny-Sur-Orge.

Following the death of 110-years-old Marie Casanova of Paris on 13 September 2019, she became the oldest known living person in Ile-de-France.

Ormand currently lives in Savigny-sur-Orge, Essonne, Ile-de-France, France at the age of 112 years, 109 days.

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