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Goldie Small
Goldie Small
Goldie Small celebrating her 110th birthday
Birth: 1 April 1908
Paris, New York, USA
Death: 20 March 2019
Endwell, New York, USA
Age: 110 years, 353 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Goldie Small (née Marshall; 1 April 1908 – 20 March 2019) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Goldie Small was born in Paris, New York, USA, on 1 April 1908. She lived there until 1940 when she moved to New Milford, Pennsylvania. As a child, she went to one-room school house until she attended high school in Waterville, New York. After high school, she went to Rochester, New York, to study to become a dental hygienist. Shortly after the Great Depression began, she came back to school to become a secretary.

After getting married and moving to Pennsylvania, Small had two children, Glen and Marion. She has six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She lived on her own until she was 102, and now lives in a retirement community in Endwell, New York, where she became a supercentenarian in April 2018. A month later, she received a congratulatory letter from President Donald Trump.

Goldie Small died in Endwell, New York, USA, on 20 March 2019 at the age of 110 years, 353 days.