Photos: Resident celebrates 100th birthday

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Rita Doucette, a resident at Fairview Estates in Hopkinton, celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday with a party and a parade of classic cars — led by a police escort — through the center of town.

Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Doucette was presented a cake marking the historic occasion. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Providing entertainment in the form of an original song were (from left) Ann Rutter (on piano), Barbara Devane, Dee Connolly and Ruth August. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Police Chief Joseph. Bennett was on hand to offer best wishes. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Doucette was escorted through town in a Ford Falcon convertible that dates to the early 1960s. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette birthday celebration
Doucette received citations from state officials. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Doucette also received a certificate from Pope Francis. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
Rita Doucette 100th birthday
Among those in attendance were (from left) Zoe Doucette, Judy Horton, Stephen Doucette, Eleanor Wyckoff, Julia Doucette and Cece Doucette. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO
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