Mary Planten, of the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, celebrates 108th birthday

One Passaic County woman celebrated a milestone birthday today. Mary Planten, who lives at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, celebrated her 108th birthday

Mary Planten, who lives at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, celebrated her 108th birthday Monday.

Mary Planten, who lives at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, celebrated her 108th birthday Monday. (12/23/13)

NORTH HALEDON - One Passaic County woman celebrated a milestone birthday today.

Mary Planten, who lives at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, celebrated her 108th birthday Monday.

She has one living son, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

She offered some simple advice for how to live.

"Use everything in moderation. Take your life as it is dealt," Planten said.

There are two other residents who are both over 100 years old at the Holland Christian home: one is 101 years old and another is 103 years old.
 

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