ONTELAUNEE TWP., Pa. - It's a big day for a resident at Maidencreek Place in Ontelaunee Township.

John Heck is celebrating his 100th birthday.

He grew up on a farm near Bernville, and went on to serve as a sergeant in the Army.

He spent 42 years working at Rockwell International.

He said he's learned that life is simple, and that if you're a nice person, other people are nice in return.

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