Mary Dawyot was born Jan. 26, 1910, in Brooklyn. She married Simon Dawyot, now deceased, in 1935. In 1940, they moved to Franklin Square, where they raised three daughters, Teresa Comenzo, now deceased, Carole Hnis of West Hempstead and Susan Scarola of Garden City. Mary enjoys doing things with her eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She participates in the senior activities at St. Catherine's Church, playing bingo and going on bus trips to Atlantic City. She celebrated her birthday at the Inn at New Hyde Park with family and friends. Mary lives in Garden City.