Family marks matriarch’s 105th birthday

Faith, serenity and a love of song contribute to Caterina Calandra’s longevity


A SONG IN HER HEART—Caterina Calandra is alert, upbeat and active despite her age.
A cheerful woman who loves to sing, Caterina Calandra reached a milestone April 2 when she turned 105 years old.
Though her cognitive abilities are diminishing, her spirit shines brightly in vibrant and telling eyes.
In 2011, Calandra commemorated a century of existence at the Calabasas Country Club with some 50 friends and relatives. This year’s celebration was a quiet affair at home, said her daughter Nine...

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