Charlestown Honors 1,900+ Years of Living

CATONSVILLE, MD -- A Thursday, October 15, Centenarians Luncheon at Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville, MD, will be held to honor 19 residents who are 100 years of age or older. It will take place from Noon – 1 p.m. in the Renaissance Gardens Meeting Hall on Charlestown’s campus, 715 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, MD 21228.

These residents, combined, represent 1,900+ years of life. Agnes Reisenweber, the oldest resident being honored, will celebrate her 109th birthday later this month on October 29.

The following centenarians will be honored:

Norma Zinser (102 years old)

Ruth Burns (103 years old)

Mary Carney (100 years old)

Annette Dorrance (101 years old)

Walter Kimmel (100 years old)

Anne Farrell (100 years old)

Henry Topper (102 years old)

Virginia Hammons (100 years old)

Helen Smith (104 years old)

Agnes Reisenweber (108 years old)

Catherine Bayly (102 years old)

Elizabeth Fath (102 years old)

Bill Doyle (100 years old)

Teresa Bosco (100 years old)

Lisette Kimmel (100 years old)

Glenora Schnizer (100 years old)

Althea Carrick (100 years old)

Stanley Hindman (100 years old)

Helen Kufe (100 years old)

A growing number of Americans are living to age 100. Nationwide, the centenarian population has grown 65.8 percent over the past three decades, from 32,194 people who were age 100 or older in 1980 to 53,364 centenarians in 2010, according to new Census Bureau data. In contrast, the total population has increased 36.3 percent over the same time period.