Marina del Rey resident Lois Sorett will celebrate her 100th birthday during a family gathering Sunday, January 3rd at the Chart House Restaurant in Marina del Rey.

Sorett’s children Celia Goldman and Dr. Stanley Kandel of Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey, respectively, will join her at the birthday celebration.

Sorett was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 5th, 1910.

She is a graduate of Highland Manor School and The Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.

Following the death of her husband, Dr. Joseph Sorett, in 1996, she moved to California to be closer to her son and daughter.