|Maria Mojica Torres|
|Birth:||3 May 1903|
Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
|Death:||30 April 2014|
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
|Age:||110 years, 362 days|
Maria claimed to have been born in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on 3 May 1895. She was the daughter of Galo Mojica and Ines Penalver. Her age is currently pending with a birth date of 3 May 1903. She worked as a cook for Luis Munoz Marin and Carlos Romero Barcelo, governors of Puerto Rico.
Maria was married three times. She had one son. For some time, she lived in New York and there she founded her own store in 1990s. On her claimed 117th (109th) birthday, she was visited by Anibal Vega Borges, Mayor of Toa Baja.
Maria died in her home in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, on 30 April 2014 at 10:45 AM.
Allegedly, her family had a birth certificate which support 3 May 1895 as Maria's birth date. Maria herself claimed to be even older. The Gerontology Research Group have classed her case as pending (as of March 2015) with a 1903 birth year.
- Fallece la mujer más longeva de Puerto Rico
- Doña María y sus 116 años de vida
- Abuelita celebra sus 117 años
|Puerto Rico's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Petronila Ramos Gonzales • Pedro Zorrilla Caballero • Maria Echeandia Cumpiano • Emilia Hernandez de Ramos • Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan • Emiliano Mercado del Toro • (Unknown) • Maria Rivera Cruz • Maria Mojica Torres • C. C. A. • (Unknown) • Secundina Rivera Cumba • Emilio Flores Marquez • Juan Escribano • Rosa Castrodad Melendez