MAHONING TOWNSHIP -- Evelyn Lane blew out the candles on her birthday cake at Maria Joseph Manor near Danville. This is not just any birthday. Evelyn is 106 years young!
"I feel like a queen for the day today. You all have made my day so special," Evelyn said.
"She's wonderful," said Activity Director Sadie Krywicki. "She lives right next to my office so any time she needs anything, I'm just a knock away."
Evelyn has been a resident of Maria Joseph Manor in Montour County for 13 years. Many of her friends celebrated her big birthday with her.
Evelyn came to Pennsylvania after she retired and her son got a job at Merck.
When she came to Maria Joseph Manor, she became a fast favorite among staff.
"When she pushes her call bell and she needs something she always says, 'I don't want to be a fuss budget, but I am.' and I say, 'That's OK, you can,'" Krywicki said.
So what's Evelyn's secret to aging so well?
"Just don't worry about little things. Keep a smile on your face no matter what."
The perfect advice for anyone to live by.