Marie-Josephine Gaudette

Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette (1902 - 2017)

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Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette
Born in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
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Categories: Supercentenarians | Nuns | Manchester, New Hampshire | Notables.

Marie-Josephine Gaudette is Notable.

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Biography

Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on March 25, 1902, the daughter of Oscar Gaudette and Léocadie Guité. Her parents emigrated from Canada.[1]

At the age of 21, Marie took her vows and became a nun. She lived in Canada and France, where she taught art and music. In 1958, Marie moved to a convent in Rome where she took the name Cecilia in honor of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music. She also joined the Religious of Jesus and Mary.

Marie attracted attention in 2008 when she voted for Barack Obama in the election, making her one of the oldest voters in the United States. She passed away on July 13, 2017, at the age of 115.

Biographie

Marie-Joséphine Clarice Gaudette est née à Manchester, New Hampshire, le 25 mars 1902, fille d'Oscar Gaudette et de Léocadie Guité. Ses parents ont émigré du Canada.

À l'âge de 21 ans, Marie a prononcé ses vœux et est devenue une religieuse. Elle a vécu au Canada et en France, où elle a enseigné l'art et la musique. En 1958, Marie a déménagé dans un couvent à Rome où elle a pris le nom de Cecilia en l'honneur de Sainte Cécile, la patronne de la musique. Elle a également rejoint les religieux de Jésus et de Marie.

Marie a attiré l'attention en 2008 lorsqu'elle a voté pour Barack Obama lors des élections, faisant d'elle l'une des plus vieilles électeurs des États-Unis. Elle est décédée le 13 juillet 2017, à l'âge de 115 ans.

Biografia

Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette è nata a Manchester, New Hampshire, il 25 marzo 1902, figlia di Oscar Gaudette e Léocadie Guité. I suoi genitori sono emigrati dal Canada.

All'età di 21 anni, Marie prese i voti e divenne suora. Ha vissuto in Canada e in Francia, dove ha insegnato arte e musica. Nel 1958 Marie si trasferì in un convento a Roma dove prese il nome di Cecilia in onore di Santa Cecilia, la protettrice della musica. Ha anche aderito ai religiosi di Gesù e Maria.

Marie ha attirato l'attenzione nel 2008 quando ha votato per Barack Obama alle elezioni, rendendola uno dei più vecchi elettori negli Stati Uniti. È deceduta il 13 luglio 2017, all'età di 115 anni.

Sources / Fonti

  1. "New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2SD-CL9R : 18 April 2016), Marie J C Gaudette, 25 Mar 1902, Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States; citing ref. ID #3468, New Hampshire Division of Vital Records, Concord; FHL microfilm 5,576,097.


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