Harma at the age of 108.
|Birth:||4 June 1911|
Isojoki, South Ostrobrothnia, Finland
|Death:||24 December 2020|
Akaa, Pirkanmaa, Finland
|Age:||109 years, 203 days|
Helvi Harma [Finnish: Helvi Härmä] (4 June 1911 – 24 December 2020) was a Finnish centenarian who was the oldest living person in Finland at time of her death.
Helvi Harma was born in Isojoki, South Ostrobrothnia, Finland on 4 June 1911. She was raised by her grandparents after her mother died.
She moved from Southern Ostrobothnia to work in Viiala. At Viiala, she worked at Siukola's farm as a livestock worker, at a file factory, and before retiring as a tool store manager at Schauman.
In Viiala, she met her future husband Aatu (Adolf) Harma. She had two children: Seija Hukki and Seppo Harma. Aatu died in 1941. She retired in 1976.
Following the death of Saara Ahonen on 29 May 2020, Harma became the oldest living person in Finland.
Helvi Harma died in Akaa, Pirkanmaa, Finland on 24 December 2020 at the age of 109 years, 203 days.
- 108-vuotiaan Helvi Härmän elämän kulmakiviä ovat olleet kova työ, tarkka talous ja terveys Akaan Seutu, 4 June 2019
- Akaalainen Helvi Härmä, 109, on elänyt uskomattoman elämän – ”Täytyy tehdä reippaasti töitä, pysyä terveenä ja olla riittävästi rahan ahneena” Aamulehti, 14 June 2020
- Akaan vanhin asukas Helvi Härmä on kuollut Akaan Seutu, 7 January 2021