World's oldest living woman dies at age 115
Friday, January 19, 2007
The world's oldest known woman, Montrealer , died on Thursday, passing away peacefully in her sleep.
Bertrand was born on September 16, 1891 in Quebec's , and lived there for the majority of her life. She was the oldest of six children, and never married. She moved to Montreal after the death of her parents, and later moved into a nursing home., a town in
She had never left her sixth-floor room in the nursing home for two years, but unexpectedly, she asked to tour the building the day before she died.
Bertrand will be buried in Coaticook.
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