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Helene Pratte-Blake
Birth: 23 June 1901
La Patrie, Quebec, Canada
Death: 4 September 2012
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Age: 111 years, 73 days
Country: CanadaCANUnited StatesUSA

Helene Pratte-Blake (23 June 1901 – 4 September 2012) was a Canadian-American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending validation by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Pratte-Blake was born in La Patrie, Quebec, Canada on 23 June 1901. She originally claimed birth in 1902 as her obituaries state this, but the GRG have listed her in their pending cases list with a birth year of 1901. She moved to the United States in around 1920, settling in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Pratte-Blake was married twice; her first husband was Charles Pratte, with whom she had two sons, Charles Jr. and Lionel. Her second husband was John Blake. In 1997, she moved to St. Louis, Missouri, having lived in Springfield for over 77 years. She outlived both of her husbands and her son Lionel.

Pratte-Blake died on 4 September 2012 at the age of 111 years, 73 days. She was survived by her other son Charles, six grandchildren, as well as several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.