Castiglione (seated) celebrating her 108th birthday in 2021, after recovering from COVID-19
|Birth:||23 January 1913|
Bronte, Sicily, Italy
|Age:||108 years, 149 days|
Castiglione was born on 23 January 1913 in Bronte, Sicily, Italy, one of six children born to Gaetano and Anna Castiglione. At the age of 24, she married Nunzio Luca, but the couple did not have any children. Nunzio died in 1990 after about 63 years of marriage. After the sudden death of her elder sister Maria, Castiglione took care of her daughter.
When she was about 100 years old, Castiglione moved into a care home in Bronte, Sicily, Italy. In 2020, at the age of 107, she contracted COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. However, she had recovered by the time of her 108th birthday in January 2021, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.
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