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Amalia Ruggieri-Barone
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Birth: 6 October 1884
San Lorenzo, Campania, Italy
Death: 26 June 1998
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Age: 113 years, 263 days
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Amalia Barone (née Ruggieri) (6 October 1884 – 26 June 1998) was an Italian-American supercentenarian.

Biography

Amalia Ruggieri was born in San Lorenzo, Campania, Italy on 6 October 1884. She moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States, in 1904 and secured employment in a rubber factory where she made galoshes. After returning to Italy briefly, she moved to New Haven, Connecticut.

She married Salvatore Barone in 1913 and they opened a grocery store, which they ran until 1945. She was a member of her local church for 90 years, and for a short time acted as its President. She was also an active volunteer at a local Orphanage. At the age of 105, Ruggieri-Barone was grand marshal of New Haven's Columbus Day parade.

Amalia Barone died in New Haven, Connecticut on 26 June 1998, aged 113 years, 262 days.

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