Elderly lady who credited her long life to God dies aged 116

Elderly lady who credited her long life to God dies aged 116

Maria Giuseppa Robucci, the oldest person in Europe, has passed away aged 116 years old.

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The outspoken lady, who was fondly referred to as Nonna Peppa, died at her house in Italy.

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Europe's oldest woman who said she owed long life to God dies aged 116

Maria Giuseppa Robucci, the oldest person in Europe has passed away aged 116-years old. Photo: Famiglia Cristiana
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According to DailyMail, Maria’s health slowly deteriorated during her final days and she had to move to another home.

Prior to her death, Maria was dubbed the world’s second-oldest person.

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Europe's oldest woman who said she owed long life to God dies aged 116

Europe's oldest woman who said she owed long life to God dies aged 116
Source: UGC

The Italian granny always said she owed her long life to her strong faith in God and staying away from alcoholic drinks.

Maria also added she strictly stuck to taking healthy foods throughout her long, fulfilling life. The deceased was born in 1903 and was alive through both world wars.

The mother of five boasted nine grandchildren and 16 beautiful great-grandkids. Briefly.co.za understands the godly woman lost her husband back in 1982 after he died at a bar they both owned.

Despite being married to a bar owner, Maria never fell into temptation or attempted to indulge in alcohol.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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