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Emerson Arthur "Lefty" Backstrom
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1929
Collinsburg
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1999
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Emerson Backstrom obit

Emerson A. "Lefty" Backstrom, 69, of West Newton, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born June 16, 1929, in Collinsburg, a son of the late Ernie and Sue Roslosnick Backstrom. He was a farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Backstrom in 1976; and sisters, Leona Piper and Carole Opfer in 1978.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Greenawalt Backstrom; a daughter, Debbie Blum of Smithton; three grandchildren; also a number of nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME, West Newton. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John E. Duvall officiating.

Interment in West Newton Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Edward Backstrom (1901 - 1968)
  Susan L Roslonik Backstrom (1908 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Naomi Ruth Greenawalt Backstrom (1929 - 2007)
 
Burial:
West Newton Cemetery
West Newton
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: dwcooley
Record added: Sep 01, 2012
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