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Island centenarians honored at St. Dominic's

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by Jolene Toves

Guam - As part of festivities to commemorate Senior Citizens Month.

Today a special birthday party was held at St Dominics Senior Care Home to celebrate the island's centenarians.

"Biba kompleanos, happy birthday to all of you and thank you so much for what you have done for us and the lessons that you have given to us for future generations ahead thank you and congratulations. Biba kompleanos!"

Honored today was Oliva Leon Guerrero Untalan Arroyo who is 102 years young, Irene Fernandez Laygo who is 101 years young, Rita Calvo Artero who is 100 years young, Joaquina Mendiola Roberto who is 100 years young, Maura Rufo Robeniol who is 100 and Regina Reyes who turns 100 in November. Honored posthumously were Estelle Minot and Carmen Mina. The two passed away earlier this year.

Celebrations for our island's manamko continue tomorrow as catholic social services on Wednesday is hosting a frail and elderly mass at the Adult Day Care Center in Barrigada Heights and the Guma Gineflie'e Dementia Day Care in Dededo. The May Crowning is scheduled for 10am, with mass at 10:30 followed by an open house from noon to two in the afternoon at both centers.
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