Toms River Resident Celebrates 110th Birthday

Pictured Left to Right (Councilwoman Laurie Huryk, daughter Fran Craig, Jennie Cucco, daughter Phyllis Pantano, Mayor Maurice Hill) (Photo courtesy Toms River Township)

  TOMS RIVER – Born on April 28, 1911, Toms River resident Jennie Cucco recently celebrated her 110th birthday.

  Mayor Maurice “Mo” Hill and Councilwoman Laurie Huryk attended Jennie’s birthday at Complete Care at Bey Lea to celebrate with Jennie and her family and friends. 

  “It was an honor and privilege to attend Ms. Jennie Cucco’s 110th birthday celebration. She has led a truly wonderful life,” Mayor Hill said. “She has lived through the Spanish influenza epidemic, polio epidemic, COVID pandemic and numerous influenza epidemics. Jennie has seen the world plunged into two World Wars, the Korean War, Vietnam War and other conflicts. The advances in science, technology and medicine she has witnessed are remarkable.”

  Mayor Hill added, “Jennie has seen her family grow with two daughters and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren during her lifetime. We wish a very Happy 110th birthday to a remarkable lady!”