|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2012|
Antoinette Barbara Backis, 95, of Waukegan, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She was born on September 17, 1917 in Waukegan to George and Barbara (Kaminskas) Bukantis. She was a lifelong member of St. Bartholomew/Most Blessed Trinity Church, where she sang in the choir, was a member of the Alter & Rosary Society, St. Bart's School Mother's Club, a lector at Mass and served on the parish Council. For many years she was involved in Meals on Wheels and could be found weekly serving and cooking meals in the St. Bart's Soup kitchen.
She is survived by her children Robert (Carol) of Chicago, Joseph (Taryn) of Waukegan and Thomas (Alene) Backis of Beach Park, 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, Jr., parents, two sons, three brothers and four sisters.
Burial in Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL.
Joseph C. Backis (1914 - 1991)
Ascension Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Block 2, Lot 8A, Grave 7
Created by: North Shore Gal
Record added: Dec 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102036494