Woman Certified as Country's Oldest Dies at 114

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A woman certified as the oldest person living in the United States has died.

Mary Josephine Ray, who was born in Canada, died Sunday at a nursing home in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, at age 114 years and 294 days old.

The Gerontology Research Group says that until her death, Ray was the oldest person in the United States and the second-oldest person in the world.

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