Rose Vanacore Ramadei, of Orange, celebrates her 100th birthday Aug. 14 at Brazi’s Italian Restaurant in New Haven. Ramadei, born and raised in the New Haven, was joined by her children, Richard Ramadei, Marge Quinn, Ann Walsh, Mark Ramadei and Jim Ramadei, and their spouses, along with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The wife of the late Furio “Mark” Ramadei, she worked for many years at Lerner’s Shops in New Haven.CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY RICHARD RAMADEI