Marangaroo great-great-grandmother turns 106

Sabbia Tilli celebrates her 106th birthday. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au d4944496
Sabbia Tilli celebrates her 106th birthday. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au d4944496

MARANGAROO great-great-grandmother Sabbia Tilli is celebrating her 106th birthday surrounded by family.

The oldest resident at Italian Aged Care’s Villa Terenzio facility, Mrs Tilli was born on July 12, 1913 in Italy.

She married Pepino Tilli in 1931 and they had five children – Paolo, Nicoletta, Antonio, Michele and Pietro.

The family moved to Australia in the 1950s, and the couple settled in Queens Park.

Mrs Tilli has 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren, including Zoe who was born on her great-great-grandmother’s birthday in 2016.

Sabbia Tilli with relatives on her 106th birthday.