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Edith Hodes Rose
Edith Hodes Rose
Edith Hodes Rose at the age of 105.
Birth: 15 August 1910
New Jersey, USA
Death: 11 January 2022
Maplewood, New Jersey, USA
Age: 111 years, 149 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Edith Hodes Rose (15 August 1910 – 11 January 2022) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest known person living in the U.S. state of New Jersey.


Edith Hodes Rose was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA on 15 August 1910. Her parents were Russian immigrants, Hyman Hodes and Fanny (née Mintz) Hodes. She had seven siblings.

She married Joseph Rose in 1938 and had three children: Marc (now deceased), Joan and Chuck. In 1971, she and Joe moved to Brick, New Jersey. After Joe died in 2002 at the age of 95, Rose moved to Maplewood, New Jersey.

In August 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday. At the time, she had two living children Joan and Chuck, one son-in-law Bill, four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Her parents lived into their 70s, most of her siblings lived to be older than 90 and one of her brothers died at age 104.

Edith Hodes Rose died at Winchester Gardens in Maplewood, New Jersey, USA, on 11 January 2022 at the age of 111 years, 149 days.