Sarah Patenaude Bruyère

Date of birth: 20 February 1907
Age as of 27 August 2019: 112 years, 188 days

Sarah Patenaude was born in Russell, Ontario, Canada on 20 February 1907 to parents Joseph and Marie-Louise (née Gebault) Patenaude. She moved to Embrun, Ontario and began teaching in the village's one-room school.

In 1929, Sarah married Prosper Bruyere in Embrun, Ontario, and had seven children with him: Raymond, Roger, Marcel, Jean-Guy, Bernard, Eleonore and Marie. Raymond passed away on 24 April 2017 aged 80.

At some point in her life, Bruyere moved to Gatineau, Quebec. At her 105th birthday celebration, when asked what her secret to a long life was, she replied that she didn't know, but both of her parents lived long lives. Her father lived to be 88, her mother to 81. Sarah also drinks a glass of prune juice every two days. Sarah Patenaude Bruyere currently lives in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
Country: Canada