Sections

100 candles and counting for Flatbush centenarian

The big 1-0-0: Centenarian Rosaline Maude Thompson-Archer celebrates her milestone b-day on Feb. 3.
Brooklyn Daily
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Flatbush

Three cheers and break out the bubbly for Rosaline Maude Thompson-Archer. The centenarian will turn the magic number on Feb. 3.

Rosaline was born in Georgetown, Guyana, to parents Reginald Thompson and Victoria Alleyne in 1918. In 1966 she married the late Albert Archer.

The angel of mercy started her nursing career and training at the Georgetown Hospital in Guyana and then followed her dreams to Aruba, and later here in the states. In 1967 she obtained her nursing license as a registered nurse, later receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Saint Francis College. The Flatbush resident then worked in the medical arena for the next 25 years before retiring from Maimonides Medical Center. Among her many yeares of service and accomplishments, our pal was named nurse of the year in 1981 while in her employ at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.

Standing O wishes Rosaline many more happy b-days to come.

Read Standing O every Thursday on BrooklynDaily.com!
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: