Mattye W. Babridge points to her faith as a main reason behind her longevity.
Babridge, a Lancaster resident, is celebrating her 105th birthday today.
Babridge, who lives on East Meeting Street in Lancaster, is a retired elementary school teacher. She spent 45 years as an educator.
She’s a member of Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church and enjoys crocheting, reading, traveling and watching TV. Her favorite movie is the “Wizard of Oz” and her favorite book is the Bible.
Her favorite foods include tomatoes, ribs and chicken wings.