The oldest resident of Poland and the second oldest woman in the world, Tekla Juniewicz, has died at the age of 116, the Polish radio station RMF reported on Friday.
Juniewicz had lived in Silesia in southern Poland since the end of World War II. She was born on June 10, 1906 in the village of Krupsko, 40 kilometers from Lviv.
In 1980, Juniewicz became a widow. Until the age of 103, she lived on her own, coping with all household chores. Then she was taken care of by her granddaughters.
Relatives say that the long-lived woman was always active, was in a good mood, liked to joke, read and play cards.