PITTSTON — Hazel McCaslin, the town’s oldest resident, was recently presented with Pittston’s Boston Post Cane.

McCaslin, 95, has lived in Pittston since 1947. She was born in Pikeville, Ky., on March 31, 1919, where she was raised with her eight brothers and sisters. McCaslin has also lived in Florida and Michigan. When in Michigan, in 1944, she was named “Miss Bomber Plant” while working on airplanes during World War II. She has also worked in dry cleaning and was a cook at the Pittston Consolidated School in Pittston.

McCaslin has traveled across the country and has flown to Hawaii. She enjoys puzzles and yard sales.

McCaslin and her husband, the late Lewis McCaslin, have three children: Carolyn, Jayne and Mark; five grandchildren: Scott, Jack, Judy, Tom and Ricky; and four great-grandchildren: Jeffery, Alex, Chad and Shelby.

A reception was held on Aug. 20 at the Town Office. Refreshments were served to family members and friends. A plaque commemorating the awarding of the Boston Post Cane was presented to McCaslin and a picture of her now hangs with past recipients at the Town Office.

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