Lucy Calmese Lesesne is celebrating 100 years this month. She was born Jan. 17, 1913, in Mobile, Ala., the eldest daughter of Henry Lesesne and Lucille Barclay.
She met John “Jack” Schwab while he attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, and they married several years later. Jack and Lucy Schwab had three children, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She also has been a member of Trinity Episcopal Church on Jackson Avenue in New Orleans since the 1950s and is known for her laughter, positive attitude and grace.