Thelma Hettrick
Thelma Hettrick
Hettrick in September 2016
Birth: 28 September 1906
Pavilion, New York, USA
Death: 25 December 2016
Batavia, New York, USA
Age: 110 years, 88 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Thelma Ann Hettrick (née Starr; 28 September 1906 – 25 December 2016) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Hettrick was born in Pavilion, Genesee County, New York, USA, on 28 September 1906. Her parents were Earl and Luella Starr. She was one of five siblings. Her grandfather, Noah Starr, was one of the earliest farmers in the area.

In 1926, Hettrick graduated from Pavilion Central School, and later attended the Mechanics Institute (RIT) in Rochester, New York. She worked as a dietitian for a hospital in Homestead, Pennsylvania before later working in the cafeteria at Pavilion Central School. She was married to Walter Hettrick, who died in 1976. They had at least two children.

Hettrick lived in Genesee County, New York for most of her life. She lived her final years in a nursing home in Batavia, New York, USA, where she died on 25 December 2016 at the age of 110 years, 88 days.


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