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Utica woman celebrates a century of life

By SPENCER DAVIDSON

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ebbits Field opened as the Brooklyn Dodgers' home ballpark...That was one of the major events that took place the year that Veronica Clarke was born.

Clarke, of Utica, and her family celebrated her 100th birthday, Sunday, at the Roselawn in New York Mills.

The celebration included the Barbershop Quartet, and the release of 100 balloons, one for each year of her inspirational life.

During the festivities, Clarke, referred to by her family as "Nonni," credited her loving and supportive family for her long and prosperous life.

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