Two Yorktown Residents Reach 100, 101

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Antoinette Rufo celebrates her 100th birthday with family and friends. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Antoinette Ruffo with Councilman Vishnu Patel. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Antoinette Rufo celebrates her 100th birthday with family and friends. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Antoinette Ruffo. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Palagrina DeLuca celebrates her 101st birthday with flowers from Councilman Patel. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Palagrina DeLuca and Councilman Patel. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.
Palagrina DeLuca celebrates her 101st birthday with friends at the YCCC, Councilman Patel and Legislator Mike Kaplowitz. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Councilman Vishnu Patel.

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-- Yorktown is the home to two senior citizens who reached momentous ages and were celebrated this past week. 

Antoinette Ruffo celebrated her 100th birthday at the Seabury with family and friends. Ruffo, originally from San Denato, Italy was the daughter of Lucia and Donato Cicceni who moved to the United States from San Denato, Italy.

Acccording to Yorktown Councilman Vishnu Patel who attended the celebration, Ruffo's family said she still enjoyed reading, and was extremely dedicated to her family.

Palagrina DeLuco of Yorktown reached 101 years old, and is a very active member of the Yorktown Community Cultural Center Senior Group, Patel said. DeLuco celebrated her birthday along with other seniors at the YCCC, Patel and Legislator Mike Kaplowitz. 

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