Virginia Deterra, who was born on Howland Avenue on June 16, 1912, celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday. Deterra was the wife of the late Anthony Deterra. She is the mother of Diane Drummond of Halifax, Mass., Darleen McKay of Middletown, and David Deterra of Jamestown. She also has six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is a graduate of the Thomas H. Clarke School, Class of 1927, and Rogers High School in Newport, Class of 1930. Deterra received a special birthday greeting from President Barack Obama for her 100th birthday.