MANY HAPPY RETURNS: Ivy Bruce and her family celebrate a grand innings.
MANY HAPPY RETURNS: Ivy Bruce and her family celebrate a grand innings. Contributed

Ivy’s 100th birthday a family affair

IT WAS a milestone a century in the making, and Ivy Bruce's family weren't letting it go by without a party.

The long-time Coffs Harbour resident was surrounded by family and friends when she celebrated her 100th birthday last week.

Mrs Bruce is mother to Lynette and Gillian, grandmother to Megan and Graham and Erin and Glenn, great-grandmother to Luke and Sarah, Elise, Olivia, Cameron and Lyndon, as well as great-great-grandmother to Jaxen.