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Sylvia B. Goodman, 99

Westborough, MA


"I'm thrilled, absolutely thrilled"


  • Born February 1917 in New York, NY

  • Has voted in every election since 1936

  • Went along with father to Sacco and Vanzetti's funeral as a child

  • After the Depression forced her to quit college, returned when her children started school, earning a bachelor's degree and master's of education

  • Taught biology at Lasell College for 25 years

  • After retirement, volunteered for years at Boston Museum of Science


"I'm thrilled, absolutely thrilled."


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