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Photos: Resident celebrates 100th birthday

by | Sep 25, 2020 | Featured, Z-Lead Image Front Page

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

5 Comments

  1. Cece Doucette

    Thanks so much for helping to celebrate Rita’s 100th! Wonderful photos!

  2. Elizabeth Hagan

    Happy birthday,Rita. What a nice celebration! I loved seeing the pictures. You look so happy surrounded by family, friends and community. Hello to your family. Fondly, Liz Hagan

  3. JoAnn M. Benson

    Loved sharing Rita’s 100th birthday celebration pictures. She looks wonderful and you all seem to be enjoying a good time. Love, Jo Benson

  4. Diane White

    Happy Belated Birthday Rita …
    GOD Bless you.
    From Patrick and Diane White
    35 Ralsey Road, Stamford, CT
    Shippan Point

  5. Matt Horton

    Happy BIrthday Silly Rita! Looking good!!!!! Matt Horton