Maria Farrugia
Maria Farrugia
Farrugia at the age of 107.
Birth: 7 March 1912
Hamrun, Malta
Age: 108 years, 321 days
Country: MaltaMLT
Centenarian

Maria Farrugia (born 7 March 1912) is a Maltese centenarian who is currently the oldest known living person in Malta.

Biography

Maria Farrugia was born in Hamrun, Malta on 7 March 1912. Her mother lived to be 100. She was brought up in Hamrun, and recalls the time when she used to wash clothes at the Ghajn tal-Hasselin, a communal washing area in Msida. She was a first-class seamstress, and she used to do sewing for others in order to supplement the family income.

Maria had three children: Josephine (deceased), Angelo (deceased), Carmen. She was widowed at the age of 54.

Maria Farrugia currently lives with her daughter Carmen and her grandson Stephen in Hamrun, Malta.

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