CHATHAM, NJ - Family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mrs. Jean Wallace White at Juniper Village in Chatham Township.

White served with the U.S. Navy WAVES from August 1943 until her discharge in April 1946.

Chatham Township Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz and New Jersey American Legion officials Frances Derin, Bob Holtz, Frank Patterson Post, MaryBeth Valentino and Joe Nester were all in attendance to honor White's service.