First the Oldest... then the Second?
Just days away from being named the NEW Oldest Person, 中野シツ (Shitsu Nakano), passed away in a nursing home.
中野シツ, was also from Fukuoka, the same prefecture that the former... former Oldest Person, 皆川ヨ子(Yone Minagawa) was from.
中野シツ was born on New Year's Day 1894, and had 8 children, 22 Grandchildren, 31 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great GREAT Grandchildren.
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Edit: Sorry it's late, I just thought I'd update Pocky's lated related Post.