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Placed: 05.03.2015 12:06:16

Evdokia Sergeevna Kozachenko from Odessa is 101 years old

A resident of Odessa Evdokia Kozachenko received congratulations on her birthday. Senior citizen has 2 sons, 6 grandchildren, 8 grand-grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons and 3 great-great grandsons

Evdokia Kozachenko met her one hundred and first spring surrounded by numerous relatives. Long-liver was congratulated by the staff of the Territorial center. They handed the senior citizen flowers and gifts from the district administration, as well as financial assistance in the amount of three thousand UAH. According to the city program of war veterans’ support in 2015 this kind of help can get people from Odessa who reached a hundred or even more years old.
On the occasion of the visit Evdokia Sergeevna wore her state awards. The medal "For Defense of Odessa" is the most cherished for her.

Evdokia Sergeevna became the citizen of Odessa 95 years ago. Then she has been taken to her aunt’s family, who had already lived in Odessa. Being a 16 years old girl Evdokia got a job at the tobacco factory, which after the war was reoriented to military production.
"The working day was 18 hours. We did not stop working even during the bombing. Sometimes, we fell from exhaustion, but no one left our workplaces. We understood how the soldiers on the front line needed equipment. Each of us felt like a defender of his native city. We evacuated with the company in the last few days before the surrender of the city "- said Evdokia Sergeevna.

After the liberation of Odessa Evdokia Kozachenko worked again at the tobacco factory and worked there until its closure. But even after the liquidation of the enterprise Evdokia continued working.

Senior citizen of Odessa considers herself to be very lucky, because it is a rare happiness to see five generations of the family.

Senior citizen has 2 sons, 6 grandchildren, 8 grand-grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons and 3 great-great grandsons

 

 

 

 



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