This is a list of supercentenarians who died in 2008. The most common resource for supercentenarian information is the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) who As of July 2013 report 73 such people, of whom 65 are female and 8 are male.[1]

List

      Validated       Pending[2]       Unvalidated

Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
Mary Marques[1] F 11 Feb 1896 3 Jan 2008 111 years, 326 days PortugalPORUnited StatesUSA
Mathilde Gratry[2] F 10 May 1896 10 Jan 2008 111 years, 245 days FranceFRA
Miyae Nishiyama[1] F 10 Jan 1896 16 Jan 2008 112 years, 6 days JapanJPN
Francisca Guerrero [3] F 21 June 1897 16 Jan 2008 110 years, 209 days MexicoMEXUnited StatesUSA
Louis de Cazenave[1] M 16 Oct 1897 20 Jan 2008 110 years, 96 days FranceFRA
Suwa Kondou[1] F 15 Nov 1897 22 Jan 2008 110 years, 68 days JapanJPN
Gertrude Lewis[1] F 19 Dec 1897 30 Jan 2008 110 years, 42 days United StatesUSA
Ulis Badley[2] F 10 Dec 1896 30 Jan 2008 111 years, 43 days JamaicaJAM
Gabrielle Rambaud [4] F 14 Mar 1897 31 Jan 2008 110 years, 323 days French Algeria (1830–1962)F-ALG, FRA
FranceFRA
Haya Kurogi[1] F 10 Jan 1897 2 Feb 2008 111 years, 23 days JapanJPN
Kayo Miyazaki[1] F 17 Sept 1897 8 Feb 2008 110 years, 144 days JapanJPN
Eleanor Thatcher[1] F 19 Sept 1897 13 Feb 2008 110 years, 147 days United Kingdom UK
Alta Moore[1] F 29 Jan 1898 14 Feb 2008 110 years, 16 days United StatesUSA
Harvey Hite[1] M 15 Nov 1897 16 Feb 2008 110 years, 93 days United StatesUSA
Tsuneyo Toyonaga[1] F 21 May 1894 22 Feb 2008 113 years, 277 days JapanJPN
Beatrice Ethel Darby[1] F 6 Jan 1898 25 Feb 2008 110 years, 50 days United Kingdom UK
Ethel Hamling[5] F 8 Nov 1897 26 Feb 2008 110 years, 110 days United Kingdom UK
Kaya Kataoka[1] F 1 Apr 1897 27 Feb 2008 110 years, 332 days JapanJPN
Minnie Smith[1] F 5 Jan 1898 3 Mar 2008 110 years, 57 days United Kingdom UK
Tatsuno Ioda[1] F 2 Jan 1897 4 Mar 2008 111 years, 62 days JapanJPN
Moto Oka[6] F 20 Sept 1897 7 Mar 2008 110 years, 169 days JapanJPN
Antonia Plaat-Kolenbrander[1] F 6 Jan 1898 9 Mar 2008 110 years, 63 days NetherlandsNED
Marcelle-Jeanne Colas[1] F 28 July 1897 11 Mar 2008 110 years, 227 days FranceFRA
Lazare Ponticelli[1] M 24 Dec 1897 12 Mar 2008 110 years, 78 days Italy ITA FranceFRA
Ruth Emblow[1] F 6 Feb 1898 16 Mar 2008 110 years, 38 days United StatesUSA
Jessie Lemon[2] F 4 Mar 1898 17 Mar 2008 110 years, 13 days United StatesUSA
Blanche Chevrier[1] F 20 Feb 1898 20 Mar 2008 110 years, 29 days United StatesUSA
Arbella Ewing[1] F 13 Mar 1894 22 Mar 2008 114 years, 9 days United StatesUSA
Frieda Tessmer[1] F 5 Aug 1897 28 Mar 2008 110 years, 236 days GermanyGER
Charlessa Wiggins[1] F 9 Feb 1898 29 Mar 2008 110 years, 49 days United StatesUSA
Yakup Satar[7] M 11 Mar 1898 2 Apr 2008 110 years, 22 days RussiaRUSTurkeyTUR
Kaku Yamanaka[1] F 11 Dec 1894 5 Apr 2008 113 years, 116 days JapanJPN
Lucia Rangone[1] F 15 Jan 1898 5 Apr 2008 110 years, 81 days Italy ITA
Anna Monti[1] F 19 Oct 1897 6 Apr 2008 110 years, 170 days Italy ITA
Nellie Jones[1] F 30 Jan 1897 9 Apr 2008 111 years, 70 days United StatesUSA
Elizabeth Stefan[1] F 13 May 1895 9 Apr 2008 112 years, 332 days HungaryHUNUnited StatesUSA
Cora Gentry[1] F 14 Apr 1897 11 Apr 2008 110 years, 363 days United StatesUSA
Marjorie MacGown[2] F 17 Sept 1897 11 Apr 2008 110 years, 207 days United Kingdom UK
Angela Sottili[1] F 21 Feb 1898 11 Apr 2008 110 years, 50 days Italy ITA
Blanche Nelson[2] F 22 Feb 1898 14 Apr 2008 110 years, 52 days United StatesUSA
Helen Johnson[1] F 20 July 1896 17 Apr 2008 111 years, 272 days GermanyGERUnited StatesUSA
Chrissie Martenstein[1] F 9 June 1897 18 Apr 2008 110 years, 314 days United StatesUSA
Hulda Carlsson[1] F 2 Feb 1898 22 Apr 2008 110 years, 80 days SwedenSWE
Mary Brown[1] F 5 Sept 1897 24 Apr 2008 110 years, 232 days United Kingdom UK
Maria Campagna[1] F 1 Aug 1897 2 May 2008 110 years, 275 days Italy ITA
Maria-Lucia Ugual-Pistrelli[1] F 3 Apr 1898 3 May 2008 110 years, 30 days Italy ITA
Astrid Zachrison[1] F 15 May 1895 15 May 2008 113 years, 0 days SwedenSWE
Franziska Maier[1] F 23 Apr 1898 20 May 2008 110 years, 27 days Czech RepublicCZEGermanyGER
Daniel Guzman-Garcia[1] M 6 Feb 1897 21 May 2008 111 years, 105 days ColombiaCOL
Clementine Solignac[1] F 7 Sept 1894 25 May 2008 113 years, 261 days FranceFRA
Zeng Yasi[8] F 22 Aug 1893 30 May 2008 114 years, 281 days ChinaCHN
Willemina Hol[1] F 3 Feb 1898 5 June 2008 110 years, 123 days NetherlandsNED
Jennie Cantrell[9] F 27 Aug 1895 12 June 2008 112 years, 290 days United StatesUSA
Luan Riming[8] F 12 Sept 1897 12 June 2008 110 years, 274 days ChinaCHN
Hermina Dunz[1] F 24 Feb 1898 14 June 2008 110 years, 111 days CroatiaCROAustriaAUT
Bessie Roffey[1] F 2 Mar 1897 17 June 2008 111 years, 107 days United Kingdom UK CanadaCAN
Lina von Veh[1] F 17 Feb 1898 19 June 2008 110 years, 123 days RussiaRUSGermanyGER
Sue Morino[1] F 18 Mar 1898 20 June 2008 110 years, 94 days JapanJPN
Frieda Borchert[1] F 5 Jan 1897 22 June 2008 111 years, 169 days PolandPOLGermanyGER
Stella Cooley[1] F 6 Nov 1897 23 June 2008 110 years, 230 days United StatesUSA
Julia Fournier-Cuadros[1] F 9 Nov 1897 30 June 2008 110 years, 234 days SpainESP
Beulah Elchert[2] F 22 July 1897 1 July 2008 110 years, 345 days United StatesUSA
Antonia Pampaluna[1] F 15 Feb 1898 4 July 2008 110 years, 140 days Italy ITA
Denise Fetrot[1] F 27 Jan 1898 15 July 2008 110 years, 170 days FranceFRA
Masatake Kinoshita[1] M 20 Aug 1897 17 July 2008 110 years, 332 days JapanJPN
Delpha Johnson[1] F 21 May 1898 22 July 2008 110 years, 62 days United StatesUSA
Roberta Brittain[2] F 31 May 1896 10 Aug 2008 112 years, 71 days United StatesUSA
Sakae Higashihara[10] F 9 July 1898 11 Aug 2008 110 years, 33 days JapanJPN
Mary Sloan[1] F 11 June 1898 12 Aug 2008 110 years, 62 days CanadaCAN
Faustino Vargas Perez[11] M 27 Sept 1896 20 Aug 2008 111 years, 328 days Costa RicaCRI
Kiku Nishimura[1] F 2 May 1897 22 Aug 2008 111 years, 112 days JapanJPN
Willie Gray Watkins[2] F 17 May 1898 28 Aug 2008 110 years, 103 days United StatesUSA
Cecelia Ruppert[1] F 17 Aug 1898 31 Aug 2008 110 years, 14 days United StatesUSA
Chiga Kitagawa[12] F 1 Mar 1898 11 Sept 2008 110 years, 194 days JapanJPN
Walter Seward[1] M 13 Oct 1896 14 Sept 2008 111 years, 337 days United StatesUSA
Alexina Calvert[1] F 13 Aug 1898 19 Sept 2008 110 years, 37 days United Kingdom UK
Fernande Revel[1] F 2 Sept 1898 12 Oct 2008 110 years, 40 days FranceFRA
Claudia Ketcham[1] F 1 Dec 1897 20 Oct 2008 110 years, 324 days United StatesUSA
Delfino Borroni[1] M 23 Aug 1898 26 Oct 2008 110 years, 64 days Italy ITA
Mary Acierni[1] F 14 Feb 1898 2 Nov 2008 110 years, 262 days Italy ITA United StatesUSA
Maria-Elisa Moro[1] F 11 Feb 1897 2 Nov 2008 111 years, 265 days Italy ITA
Emma Joisten[1] F 21 June 1898 8 Nov 2008 110 years, 140 days GermanyGER
Ruth Brown-Stamps[2] F 22 May 1896 8 Nov 2008 112 years, 170 days United StatesUSA
Dolors Subirana-Compte[1] F 18 July 1897 9 Nov 2008 111 years, 114 days SpainESP
Viola Koch[1] F 24 May 1897 11 Nov 2008 111 years, 171 days United StatesUSA
Lula Lykins[1] F 3 Feb 1898 16 Nov 2008 110 years, 287 days United StatesUSA
Tsuru Tokashiki[1] F 24 June 1897 16 Nov 2008 111 years, 145 days JapanJPN
Abeline Spiehs[1] F 4 Sept 1898 24 Nov 2008 110 years, 81 days United StatesUSA
Edna Parker[1] F 20 Apr 1893 26 Nov 2008 115 years, 220 days United StatesUSA
Susie Alston[1] F 6 July 1898 28 Nov 2008 110 years, 145 days United StatesUSA
Ludwika Kosztyla[2] F 3 Aug 1897 1 Dec 2008 111 years, 120 days PolandPOL
Catherine Hagel[1] F 28 Nov 1894 6 Dec 2008 114 years, 8 days United StatesUSA
Betty Rutherford[1] F 4 May 1898 11 Dec 2008 110 years, 221 days United StatesUSA
Amanda Jones[2] F 16 Dec 1897 18 Dec 2008 111 years, 2 days United StatesUSA
Mary Higley[1] F 10 Aug 1898 25 Dec 2008 110 years, 317 days United StatesUSA
George Francis[1] M 6 June 1896 27 Dec 2008 112 years, 204 days United StatesUSA

Incomplete Claims

Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
Tama Higuchi[1] F 15 Oct 1895 Jan 2008 112 years, 78-108 days JapanJPN
Kikue Yanouchi[13] F 15 Dec 1897 Jan/Mar 2008 110 years, 17-107 days JapanJPN
Chisato Ito[1] F 1 Mar 1896 7/29 Feb 2008 111 years, 343-365 days JapanJPN
Yoshie Hattori[1] F 27 Dec 1896 June 2008 111 years, 157-186 days JapanJPN
Natsuyo Abe[1] F 25 July 1897 July/Dec 2008? 110 years, 342 days+ JapanJPN
Miyo Nishi[14] F 3 Aug 1898 Oct/Dec 2008 110 years, 59-150 days JapanJPN
Hagino Asai[14] F 31 Dec 1897 Nov 2008 110 years, 306-335 days JapanJPN
Akie Tsuda[14] F 29 Nov 1897 29 Nov/31 Dec 2008 111 years, 0-32 days JapanJPN
Anonymous (Osaka)[14] F 1897 2008 111 years, 0 days+ JapanJPN

Questionable Claims

Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
Tatekulu Wilhem Shinima Niilenge[15] M 6 Apr 1894? 8 June 2008 114 years, 62 days? NamibiaNAM
Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo[16] F 3 Mar 1898? 26 Nov 2008 110 years, 268 days? NamibiaNAM
Mikhail Krichevsky[17] M 25 Feb 1897? 26 Dec 2008 111 years, 305 days? UkraineUKR
Lillian Pickering-Rose[18] F 23 Mar 1897? 2008 111 years, 0-283 days? GuyanaGUYUnited StatesUSA

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.33 1.34 1.35 1.36 1.37 1.38 1.39 1.40 1.41 1.42 1.43 1.44 1.45 1.46 1.47 1.48 1.49 1.50 1.51 1.52 1.53 1.54 1.55 1.56 1.57 1.58 1.59 1.60 1.61 1.62 1.63 1.64 1.65 1.66 1.67 1.68 1.69 1.70 1.71 1.72 1.73 1.74 1.75 1.76 1.77 1.78 "Deaths for 2008 (in Chronological Order)". Gerontology Research Group. http://www.grg.org/Adams/Deaths2008.HTM. 
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Pending Cases List as of 15 February 2015 Gerontology Research Group
  3. Francisca Guerrero, Obituary The Monitor, 18 January 2008
  4. Tableau de validation des supercentenaires français décédés Les Centenaires Français
  5. Showing results for all European supercentenarians who died in or are currently living in United Kingdom (page 2) European Supercentenarian Organisation
  6. "Death of the elderly in prefecture" Shimotsuke Shimbun, Morning edition, 16 November 2007 (page 2)
  7. Yakup Satar, ultime vétéran de l'Empire Ottoman, dernier survivant turc de la première guerre mondiale Ders des Ders
  8. 8.0 8.1 Unvalidated Claims (Age 108 and Older) from China (not updated since 2011)
  9. Jennie Cantrell (1895?-2008), US (GA) The 110 Club
  10. Deceased supercentenarian women in Japan in 2008 The 110 Club
  11. Don Faustino has lived in three centuries Aldia, 27 September 2006
  12. Japanese Centenarian Directory, September 2003
    Kochi Shimbun, 12 September 2008
  13. 愛媛県下の最高齢者となる! Ameblo, 20 September 2007
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 List of incomplete Japanese supercentenarians (as of 1 April 2021) The 110 Club
  15. Struggle veteran dies at 114 The Namibian, 12 June 2008 (Archived)
  16. Kuku Gwakondo Buried With State Honours The Namibian, 8 December 2008 (via AccessMyLibrary) (dead link?)
  17. Последний в мире ветеран Первой мировой живет в Донецке (фото) Donbass News, 22 February 2009
  18. Mention of Lillian Pickering-Rose at 110 WOP Group (dead link)


January to March

  • Mary (Nunes) Marques January 3
  • Miyae Nishiyama January 16
  • Louis de Cazenave January 20
  • Suwa Kondo January 22
  • Haya Kurogi February 2
  • Harvey Hite February 16
  • Tsuneyo Toyonaga February 22
  • Antonia (Kolenbrander) Plaat March 9
  • Lazare Ponticelli March 12
  • Ruth G. Emblow March 16
  • Blanche (Robinson) Chevrier March 20
  • Arbella (Perkins) Ewing March 22

Japanese supercentenarians Matsu Tsuru and Chisato Sato are only known to have died during this quarter,with precise dates unavailable. Tsuru Tokashiki (born June 24 1897) was last reported alive during this quarter and may have died as much as a year later.

April to June

  • Kaku Yamanaka and Lucia (Rangone) Casalegno April 5
  • Anna (Monti) Arnaboldi April 6
  • Elizabeth (Molnar) Stefan April 9
  • Angela (Sottili) Feroldi April 11
  • Helena (Minx) Johnson April 17
  • (Mildred) Christine (Stelling) Martenstein April 18
  • Hulda Karlsson April 22
  • Maria Campagna May 2
  • Maria Lucia (Ugual) Pistrelli May 3
  • Astrid (Jonsson) Zachrison May 15
  • Marie-Clementine Solignac May 25
  • Willemina Everdina Hol June 5
  • Hermina (Timacher) Dunz June 14
  • Stella (Heider) Hess Cooley June 23

The last positive confirmation that Chikao Beppu (born March 23 1897) was still alive dates to this quarter.

July to September

  • Antonia Angela (Pampeluna) Marconi July 4
  • Masatake Kinoshita July 17
  • Delpha (Ray) Johnson July 22
  • Mary V. Sloan August 12
  • Kiku Nishimura August 22
  • Walter H. Seward September 14

The last positive confirmation that Margaret (King) Fitzgerald was still alive dates to her 112th birthday on September 16th.Chiyono Hasegawa (born November 20th 1896) was last positively confirmed alive when she received an official Respect the Aged Day visit on September 11th.Mineno Yamamoto (born April 8th 1897) was last confirmed alive September 1st.

October to December

  • Delfino Edmondo Borroni October 26
  • Maria Elisabetta (Moro) Lucchini and Maria (Rodorigo) Acierni November 2
  • Dolores (Subirana Compte) Guixeras November 9
  • Viola May (Mallernee) Koch November 11
  • Abeline (Wrage) Spiehs November 24
  • Edna Parker November 27

The last positive confirmation that Chiyono Ohta was alive was on her 112th birthday November 1st.The last positive confirmation that Andresa (Guerrero Ortiz) Royo was alive was on her 110th birthday November 30th.

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