She had worked in this bar since she was 14, the oldest bistro owner died at 104

Author: Clark Tos
2022-10-04 16:13:01

She had been running this bar since the 1950s, the oldest café owner died at 104.

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« The most famous bistro in France is no longer “, Says a tender message on Facebook. Marie-Louise Wirth was famous for the many television reports devoted to her. It must be said that as a centenarian, being the owner of a bar in the Pas-de-Calais is not that common.

Marie-Louise, known by the nickname of Marie-Lou, had started working in this bar located in Isbergues, that of his parents, from the age of 14. She never stopped treading the threshold of her establishment until her last breath.

Sad news announced on social networks

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Friday, September 30, Marie-Lou left. To announce the sad news, a Facebook message was published: Marie Lou, at almost 105 years old, a great faithful of her bar until her last moments of life, will be missed by many people “, can we read on the account Local news around Aire and Isbergues .

Born in 1917, Marie-Lou worked until her 104th birthday in this bar located between the town hall and the church of Isbergues. The bar, which did not bear a name, was logically and symbolically defined as that of Marie-Lou by the inhabitants and regulars of the area.

At the party of his centenary , Marie-Lou confided in front of the cameras “ one reaches a hundred years without realizing it. I don't know what it is to be tired ».

Source : 20 Minutes