BANGOR — A Maine woman celebrating her 100th birthday says wine is the secret to her longevity.

WCSH-TV reported that  Florence Bearse of Bangor turned 100 Thursday. The Massachusetts native dedicated her life to running a restaurant and serving others before retiring.

The centenarian is known at the Westgate Center for Rehabilitation for her sense of humor and her no-nonsense attitude.

Bearse says she also likes her wine and that people shouldn’t “take any boloney” if they want to live to be 100.


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