Sheelah Rudman: 104 and happy to live, with still so much to give
Sheelah Rudman has been volunteering at the Harold Hawthorne Senior Citizens centre for over 47 years, and donates her knitting to charity. Photo: Matthew Lau.
By Matthew Lau and Sunil Rodrigues
In reflection of her 104th birthday, Sheelah Alice Rudman says the formula to a happy long life is good health and strong faith in the ubiquitous Lord.
The Lathlain resident and Cloverdale parishioner has lived through both World Wars, 10 Popes, six Archbishops of Perth, and overcame infantile paralysis.
When she was born on 19 April 1914, St Pius X was Pope and Archbishop Patrick Clune was Archbishop of Perth.
In an interview with