Jennie Pattist
Jennie Pattist
Birth: 24 March 1903
South Corinth, New York, USA
Death: 5 January 2014
Saratoga Springs, New York, USA
Age: 110 years, 287 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Pending

Jennie Pattist (née Towers; 24 March 1903 – 5 January 2014) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was one of the oldest known people in the US state of New York at the time of her death.

Biography

Jennie Pattist was born in South Corinth, New York, USA on 24 March 1903. Her parents were William Towers (1862–1929) and Jennie (née Meyers) Towers (1863–1941). She had 12 siblings.

She married John Pattist in Greenfield, New York on 7 August 1923. The couple had two children: John Pattist JR. (1926–1978) and Marjorie Barton (1932–2009). John died on 3 March 1991 following 67 years of marriage.

She was employed for a few years at the Cluett-Peabody Shirt Factory in Corinth. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Corinth and was a member of a quilting club in Corinth for several years. She lived at Wesley Health Care Center.

In 2003, she got a cane - the town's Golden Cane - in honor of being the oldest resident of Corinth.

Jennie Pattist died in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA on 5 January 2014 at the age of 110 years, 287 days. She is survived by four grandchildren: Shawn Davis and her husband Bob Davis, Scott Barton, Aaron Barton and his companion Bonnie Norton and Patrick Barton; three great-grandchildren: Jessica Davis, Karstie Burgess and Timothy Barton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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