Miss Susie, New York State’s Oldest Resident, Turns 115!

Executive Director Paul Curiale stands alongside Councilwoman Inez Barron and former Councilman Charles Barron while Ms. Susie enjoys the festivities.
Executive Director Paul Curiale stands alongside Councilwoman Inez Barron and former Councilman Charles Barron while Ms. Susie enjoys the festivities.

 

Susannah Mushatt Jones, known as Miss Susie to her family, friends, and the Vandalia Senior Center celebrated her 115th today. Check back soon for links to various news articles, but for now enjoy the photos posted below! Thank you to all the elected officials and members of New York City’s government agencies that helped make this day possible.

We would like to thank NY1 and ABC Eyewitness News for coming to celebrate the day with Miss Susie. Click on the links to be taken to the articles.

The youngest Susannah Jones poses for a picture with her mother.
Miss Susie’s great-great niece Susannah, named for Miss Susie, poses for a picture with her mother, Selba Mushatt.
Miss Susie's nephew and our staff present a birthday cake to Miss Susie. JJ from PS 236 helped blow out the candles!
Miss Susie’s nephew and our staff present a birthday cake to Miss Susie. A student from PS 236 helped blow out the candles!
Millennium Development & PS 236 pose with Miss Susie!
Millennium Development & PS 236 pose with Miss Susie!
The PS 236 Summer Camp students sing Happy Birthday to Miss Susie!
The PS 236 Summer Camp students sing Happy Birthday to Miss Susie!

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