Ida (Irene) Ross, a former Philadelphian, celebrated her 100th birthday in Venice, Fla.
It was the second 100th birthday party enjoyed by the family, the first being for Mrs. Ross' mother, Honey Lipsker, who lived to reach her 103rd birthday.
Mrs. Ross' daughter, Sandy (Gene) Jacobs, lives in Boca Grande, Fla. Her other daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Les Golden of Bryn Mawr, are deceased. She has six grandchildren (her eldest, Lisa Golden, died in August), and 13 great-grandchildren.