Gerontology Wiki
Advertisement
Ida Zoccarato
Ida Zoccarato
Birth: 24 May 1909
Vigonza, Padua, Veneto, Italy
Death: 16 January 2022
Padua, Veneto, Italy
Age: 112 years, 237 days
Country: Italy ITA
Unvalidated

Ida Zoccarato (24 May 1909 – 16 January 2022) was an Italian supercentenarian who was one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, recovering from the disease at the age of 111. Her age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known living person in Italy since the death of Maria Oliva on 27 August 2021 until her death.

Biography

Ida Zoccarato was born in Vigonza, Padua, Veneto, Italy on 24 May 1909. She was married to Mario, with whom she two children, Edda and Piero. Her husband enlisted in the military when the Second World War broke out, and was killed in action in 1943.

She became the last Italian person born in the 1900's decade, following the death of Maria Antonia D’Amore on 24 November 2021.

At the time of her 110th birthday in May 2019, she had four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

COVID-19 Survival

In 2020, she suffered a heart attack. In autumn 2020, at the age of 111, Zoccarato contracted COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. However, by 15 December 2020 she had successfully recovered, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.

On 2 May 2021 at age 111 (almost 112), Zoccarato received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Zoccarato died in Padua, Veneto, Italy on 16 January 2022 at the age of 112 years, 237 days. She was the last Italian person born in the 1900's decade.

Gallery

References


Italy's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Maria Fionda • Maria Luisa Pepe • Carmela Sansone • Paolina Picchi • Marta Cerruti • Eugenia Raco • Francesco Paba • Maria Irrigato • Francesco Soldati Gabbini • Peppa Ferrante • Giuseppina Misasi • Vincenza Pannuti • Maria Imperiali • Ulrico Miani • Assunta Mazzotta • Caterina Cipolla • Lida Bertonati • Nazzarena Di Leo • Santa Caddeo • Carolina Piatti • Annunziata Di Vincenzo • Luigi Saba • Ida Pietrobon • Giuseppe De Bonis • Cesare Di Claudio • Ottavia Trafeli • Rosalinda Del Duca • Paolo Gioletta • Luigina Pepe • Francesca Adelfio • Domenico Minervino • Maddalena Figone • Maria Sirianni • Giuseppa Spolitu • Chelidonia Merosi-Lollobrigida • Valentino Stella • Eleonora Casagrande • Maria Addolorata de Vitis • Antonio Baldo • Giovanna Lizzio • Antonio Todde • Teresa Fumarola • Giovanni Frau • Virginia Dighero-Zolezzi • Giulia Sani-Casagli • Lorenza Dotta • Maria Negri • Lucia Lauria • Ida Frabboni • Venere Pizzinato-Papo • Stella Nardari-Vecchiato • Maria Redaelli • Emma Morano • Marie-Josephine GaudetteGiuseppina Projetto-FrauMaria Giuseppa RobucciAnna BenericettiValesca TanganelliErminia BianchiniMaria OlivaIda ZoccaratoAngela Tiraboschi

Advertisement