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Mary Camerlengo
Mary Camerlengo
Birth: 26 November 1902
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Death: 20 January 2013
DeLand, Florida, USA
Age: 110 years, 55 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Mary Carmen Camerlengo (26 November 1902 – 20 January 2013) was an American supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Mary Camerlengo was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on 26 November 1902. Her parents were Raphael Camerlengo and Anna (née Piscopo) Camerlengo. She had 12 siblings. She never married and had no children.

Mary and her sister Annie moved from West Roxbury, Massachusetts to Deltona in 1974, where Mary lived in her home until she was 103, insisting upon doing her own gardening and housework. At 98, Mary horrified a family member when she indicated she was going to buy a chainsaw so she could trim her own trees.

There was also a history of longevity in her family: her sister Margaret Mason lived to be 99, her sister Annie Camerlengo lived to be 91, her brother Michael Camerlengo lived to be 99.

Mary Camerlengo died in DeLand, Florida, USA on 20 January 2013 at the age of 110 years, 55 days. She is survived by her niece Alberta Mason and numerous other nephews and nieces.