Florence Aramian Tuckman is one of the oldest residence of Glendale city, as she celebrated her 108th birthday on Monday. Born in Philadelphia on Jan. 31, 1903, Florence Aramian worked as an administrator in a hospital for 10 years before she met and married her husband, Leo Tuckman, at age 33.

The couple moved to Glendale where Leo pursued the real estate business while she raised their two children.

Yogurt and happiness may be the ingredients to Tuckman’s long life, but her family and friends say it is her personality that keeps her mind sharp and her body agile, able to cope with little arthritis, some osteoperosis and a bout or two of pneumonia.

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2 comments
  1. Congratulations on 108. The pictures are beautiful. I’ve been missing Willard Scott’s Smuckers announcements on TV–were you there? Well, I’ll be sure to catch it next year!

    1. Hi Robert,
      I’ve just had my DNA results back from MyHeritage.com and it looks like we are related as 3rd-5th cousins. If you see this message please get in touch through the website, I find this quite fascinating!
      All the best,
      Vardan

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