Hacienda Heights woman turns 103

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Esther Casillas de Capacete celebrated her 103rd birthday in Hacienda Heights on New Year’s Day.

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Surrounded by her extended family, Esther celebrated her life alongside her nine children, 50 grandchildren, 102 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Born in 1909 in Jalisco, Mexico, Esther immigrated to the United States at age 64, after the passing of her husband, and became an American citizen at age 87.

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