Olinda Mascarin
Olinda Mascarin
Mascarin on her 109th birthday in December 2018
Birth: 4 December 1909
Chions, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Age: 110 years, 296 days
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Olinda Mascarin (née Gasparotto; born 4 December 1909) is an Italian-born Canadian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Mascarin was born in Chions, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, on 4 December 1909. She grew up on a farm with her nine siblings, two of whom were still living as of 2019. As a child, she left school after Grade Three to work as a brick loader.

In 1959, Mascarin moved to Windsor, Ontario, Canada to join her husband John. She raised four children, and for a time was the cook and housekeeper for the priests at St. Angela Merici Church in Windsor.

Mascarin currently lives in a retirement home in LaSalle, Ontario, Canada. She reportedly eats bacon and eggs every morning and has a shot of sambuca in her coffee. She no longer speaks English and refuses to wear hearing aids. She celebrated her 110th birthday in December 2019.


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