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Happy 100th, Florence

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Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 10:30 am

Woodhaven resident Florence Seiken celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 18.

The life-long New Yorker was born the year before World War I began and currently still lives on her own in Woodhaven. She was married to her husband Abe for 71 years until he passed away in 2005. She has one daughter, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Seiken, who is widely known at the Middle Village Adult Center, received accolades from a number of area officials, including Rabbi Richard Levy, executive director of the Middle Village Adult Center, left, and state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr., who presented Seiken with a New York State Senate citation celebrating her milestone.

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