Albany woman dies at 109

A 109-year-old woman whose birthday party NewsChannel 13 covered last year has died.

Margaret Riccardi celebrated her 109th birthday on March 8, 2023 at Peregrine Shaker Senior Living. Her party had music, cake and family.

According to her obituary, she died peacefully in November after a sudden illness.

Riccardi “loved life and everything it had to offer her,” the obituary said.