" Granny is L. Petra Melitar, but to many she is known as Miss
Pete. Even my father (her son) always called her
Miss Pete. This was confusing to me when I was a child!"
"She is 99 and on January 7, 2007, she will be 100 years old.
Granny's mother lived to be 114 ! She has
four husbands. The last one passed away in 1975 at age 77.
spent 27 years in The Navy (Steward or Steward's Mate). He played in
The Navy Band and even
performed at a presidential inaugural."
"Granny is still with us and doing reasonably
well. Arthritis seems to be her biggest problem. It confines her to a
and she can hardly move due to severe pain. But she is one tough
Thumbs up, Miss Pete.