HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY || Leila Cuttica


Leila Cuttica

Address: Sunrise Assisted Living of Poland.

Date of birth: March 24, 1912.

City and state: Born and raised in New York City.

Spouse: Hector Cuttica, to whom she was married 40 years before his death.

Children: A son, Dr. Robert Cuttica, and his wife, Dr. Patricia Miller-Cuttica.

Grandchildren: Mary Kathryn, Dr. Daniel and Andrew.

Great-grandchildren: Six.

Employment: Worked as a bookkeeper in her youth.

Additional information: She is affectionately referred to by family and friends as Miss Lee. She is best known at Sunrise for always looking her best: pretty outfits, polished nails and lipstick. When she was asked “How have you managed to live for a century?” Miss Lee replied, “Because of my son, Dr. Robert.” Staffers at Sunrise describe Miss Lee as a joy to their community.

Celebration: A party to mark her birthday took place at 1 p.m. March 23.

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