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Centenarian: Guiseppe 'Pops' Scalise

Guiseppe 'Pops' Scalise

of Oak Beach and Key Largo, Fla., celebrated his 100th birthday at the Capri Restaurant in Florida with Susan, his wife of 72 years, family and friends. He was born on Feb. 2, 1914, to Mary and Nunzio Scalise in Manhattan. Guiseppe served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and retired from the New York Department of Sanitation as a supervising assistant foreman. He has two sons, seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He is a Giants football fan and a chef. He loves to fish, play cards, spend time with family and watch vintage movies and "The Lawrence Welk Show."

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