Jánosné Szentirmay at the age of 108.
|Birth:||4 November 1899|
Sopron, Sopron, Austria-Hungary (present-day Hungary)
|Death:||c. 2 February 2009|
Sopron, Győr-Moson-Sopron, Hungary
|Age:||109 years, c. 90 days|
Janosne Szentirmay (née Terezia Kranixfeld) [Hungarian: Szentirmay Jánosné Kránixfeld Terézia] (4 November 1899 – c. 2 February 2009) was a Hungarian centenarian. At the time of her death, she was to oldest living person in the country.
Terézia (nicknamed Relly) was born on 4 November 1899, in Sopron, Austria-Hungary (present-day Hungary). She was the last living person who voted in the 1921 Sopron plebiscite. She graduated as a teacher in 1923, and taught in several schools. She was said to be a very strict teacher who could handle the students with the worst behaviour.
Terézia married János Szentirmay, who died in 1941. They had one daughter (died in 1942) and one son (died in 2004). Terézia had one grandson and three great-grandchildren. She said her biggest wish was to see her great-grandchildren’s graduation.
Terézia retired in 1954, at the age of 55. As a pensioner, her favourite hobbies were gardening and reading. She was a devoted Catholic, going to church alone even at age 99. She lived independently until the age of 100.
Terézia became the oldest living person in Hungary upon Lajosne Buzaky’s death in September 2007. Her health started to worsen in September 2008. She died on c. 2 February 2009, in Sopron, at the age of 109 years, c. 90 days.
- Kisalföld, November 2003
- Kisalföld, November 2005
- Kisalföld, November 2007
- Kisalföld, November 2008
- Kisalföld, February 2009
|Hungary's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Maria Orsos • Henrik Havasi • Sandorne Sarkozi • Istvanne Ladi • Janosne Ando • Antalne Banga • Ilka Zolnai • Istvanne Morocz • Jozsefne Szucs • Sandorne Csiki • Janosne Varga • Gergely Andras Molnar • Lajosne Buzaky • Janosne Szentirmay • Ferencne Kustos • Margit Ambrus • Matyasne Kovesdi • Gyorgyne Toth • Janosne Kudasz • Rezso Gallai • Maria Hoffner • Jozsefne Nagy • Margit Dezsone Kovacs • Janosne Belik • Veronika Zsilinszki • Janosne Kerner