Frances Grabowski celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 3, 2013. Formerly from South Street in Avoca, Frances currently resides at the Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre.
Her husband, Joseph, whom she was married to for 53 years, passed away in 1996.
In addition to her husband, Frances has been blessed with a daughter and son-in-law, Marijo and Tony Mazzarella, Pittston, and two sons, Peter, Fort Meyers, Fla., and Richard, Avoca.
Frances also has two grandchildren, Kristin Mazzarella, Scranton, and Marissa Barr, Pittston, and five great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Keelin Kirby and Isaiah, Elijah and Joshua Barr.
A party was held in her honor on Dec. 7, 2013, with her family and friends in attendance.