Mary Brizzi
Mary Brizzi
Brizzi at the age of 108
Birth: 12 September 1910
Ascoli Piceno, Marche, Italy
Death: 17 January 2021
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Age: 110 years, 127 days
Country: Italy ITA
Unvalidated

Mary Brizzi (12 September 1910 – 17 January 2021) was an Italian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest known living person in Lazio, after Maria Antonia D’Amore.

Biography

Brizzi was born in Ascoli Piceno, Marche, Italy on 12 September 1910, into a poor family. At a young age, she married a roman merchant. She had at least two children, Vincenzo and Clotilde Mancini. The secret of her longevity was reported to be light meals, no smoking, and no stress.

COVID-19 Survival

On 21 May 2020, at the age of 109, Brizzi tested positive for COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. By 4 June 2020, she was tested negative, meaning that she had successfully recovered from the virus. In September 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Brizzi died peacefully on the morning of 17 January 2021, in the RSA Longoni, in Rome, Lazio, Italy, at the age of 110 years, 127 days.

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