Atlanta resident Roslyn “Roz” Klarman celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, March 2, 2018.

She moved to Atlanta almost five years ago after spending most of her life in New York and Florida. For a short time she lived in Charleston, S.C., and worked as a public school teacher there while her husband served in World War II.

Mrs. Klarman was married to her wonderful Stanley for 73 years. She was a lifelong tennis player until putting down her racket at the age of 92.

Roslyn Klarman celebrates her centennial with daughter Ellen Ackerman and son David Klarman.

She has two children, two children-in-law and five beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys watching her grandchildren on Facebook and communicating with and encouraging them.

Asked her advice for living to 100, she said, “Be patient.”

Asked the biggest change during her life, she said: “The iPhone. It’s wonderful to always have a phone within arm’s reach, but many people are too addicted to it.”

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