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Centenarian celebrates the big 1-0-0 the old fashioned way. • Brooklyn Paper

Centenarian celebrates the big 1-0-0 the old fashioned way.

Mazel tov!: Centenarian Louis Ross celebrates the big 100 with his wife of 73 years, Ethel, at Perry’s Restaurant in Sheepshead Bay.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

Sheepshead Bay

Gather those candles

Flowers and toasts to Louis Ross, the centenarian with the mostest, for reaching 100 years young. Our pal Louis celebrated the old-fashioned way — with a dinner and party at Perry’s Restaurant on Sept. 8. Louis had his bride of 73 years, Ethel, who is a mere 93, by his side. Along with the love of his life, Louis received accolades from state Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein (D–Midwood) who presented him with a letter from Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. The congratulatory missive acknowledged his dedication and service from his days as a Post Warden during World War II, when he protected the skies of our fair city with the Police Department’s Air Raid Protection Service.

Standing O wishes Lou another 100 years.

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