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Washington Township centenarian credits ‘good Italian genes,’ active lifestyle for longevity

Frank Pugliano Sr. of Washington Township doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet.

The new centenarian remains almost entirely self-sufficient, including handling his weekly lawn-mowing duties on his own.

“I have to trim too,” Pugliano said.

Pugliano, a World War II veteran, celebrated his 100th birthday with a large, picnic-style party at Boyce Park on Sunday. His birthday was Monday.

“I loved seeing my friends and family,” Pugliano said of Sunday’s party.

Pugliano immigrated from Italy to America when he was 6 and went on to graduate from Penn Hills High School in 1942.

It was in high school

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