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108-Year-Old New Jersey Woman Survived Spanish Flu Then, Now Beats COVID-19

ALLENDALE, NJ – A 108-year-old woman living at the Allendale Community for Senior Living in New Jersey survived living through the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and 102 years later, she juts beat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.  “It’s very dangerous,” said Sylvia Goldscholl.  “I survived everything because I was determined to survive.”

“A tremendous life, a tremendous spirit, and a tremendous show of strength. So, to you, Sylvia, we send you all our best for many more years to come,” Governor Phil Murphy said of her recovery.

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