Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown Holds Century of Life Celebration

(Moorestown, NJ)— On January 4, Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown hosted a Century of Life Celebration to honor residents who have or will turn 100 in 2019.  This momentous occasion was spearheaded by Community Life Director & Volunteer Coordinator, Saralynne McDowell.

“I am inspired by our residents each and every day. Our centenarians have been gifted with a long, well-lived life and I wanted to celebrate them as well as the important things in life like hope, love and memories,” said McDowell.

The guests of honor included:  Carl Wilfrid, 100, Ann Kassekert, 99, Madeline Malerba, 100, Alfreda Tarka, 100, Beatrice Watson, 101 and Estella White, 105.

The event included entertainment from a bag piper, an appearance from the town crier who shared historical facts about Moorestown, as well as refreshments. The party took place in the community’s newly renovated Cultural Arts Center.

Estella White turns 105

Estella White turns 105 in 2019. She is pictured here with her daughter.

Carl Wilfrid 100 years old

Carl Wilfrid (center) celebrates his 100 birthday , with his wife, and a fellow resident at Lutheran Crossings

Beatrice Watson celebrates her 101st birthday

Beatrice Watson celebrated her 101st birthday with fellow Lutheran Crossings’ residents and her family

Madeline Malerba turns 100

Madeline Malerba celebrates her 100th birthday with fellow Lutheran Crossings residents and staff.

Alfreda Tarka was honored by Lutheran Crossings for celebrating her 100th birthday this month.