RPB Resident Florence Kusmierek Celebrates 100th Birthday

Mayor Fred Pinto congratulates Florence Kusmierek.

On Friday, Jan. 6, the Village of Royal Palm Beach celebrated the 100th birthday of Florence Kusmierek at the Young at Heart Club luncheon.

Kusmierek hails from Brunswick, Ohio, and has lived in Royal Palm Beach since 2016. She has always been an active person. Prior to moving to Florida, she was living in her own home, growing roses and vegetables in her garden. Besides being a wife and mother, Kusmierek performed with singing and dancing groups such as the Sweet Adelines. She also worked in an airplane factory during World War II making ailerons. She also has done volunteering for the Red Cross and veterans’ groups.

Kusmierek enjoys luncheons through the Young At Heart Club, attending events at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park, going shopping and being a great-grandmother to Emy, Brooks, Bryce and Scarlett.