PENNSAUKEN, NEW JERSEY (CBS) — A landmark birthday in Camden County! Eyewitness News was at the house of Stephen Mucha, who turned 100-years-old on Sunday.
Mucha, a World War II veteran, was surrounded by friends, family, first responders, and even some elected officials for his big day.READ MORE: Man Dies, Others Hospitalized In Southwest Philadelphia Fire
Mucha has seen and done a lot in the last 100 years, including raising four children and writing two books. And he’s quite the jokester.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed In Hunting Park, Police Say
“It is just amazing seeing all of you wonderful people who came out to see an old guy,” Mucha said. “Once upon a time, I could run, but I cant run anymore. I have to, well, walk.”
Steve and his wife, Carol, also have a love of music and performing for residents in local nursing homes.MORE NEWS: 2 Teens Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting, Vehicles, Apartment, Struck By Gunfire, Police Say
By his count, he’s put on more than 1,700 shows.