|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 2007|
BEALS - Norma Amanda Backman, 80, passed away on Feb. 23, 2007, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. She was born June 24, 1926 in Jonesport, the daughter of the late Ralph and Grace (Peabody) Wilcox.
She was married to Herman Backman Jr. on October 8, 1946 for 59 years before his death in November 2005. She was also predeceased by two sons, Lynfield and Herman III, and a daughter, Kathy Ann. She is survived by her son, Ralph Backman and his wife, Terry; a brother, Elmer "Herky" Wilcox and his wife Jean; daughter-in-law Shirley Beal; and son-in-law Bud Fancy. She took great pride in her three children, ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. They all embraced her love of the sea and lighthouses, as she regaled them with stories of Libby Island, Matinicus Rock and Grand Manan Island.
A funeral service was held Feb. 26 at Beals Wesleyan Church, officiated by the Rev. Bud Fancy.
Interment followed at Sewall Field Cemetery on Beals Island.
Herman Backman (1923 - 2005)
Lynfield Harris Backman (1947 - 1947)*
Herman Backman (1949 - 2002)*
Kathy Ann Backman Fancy (1955 - 1996)*
Sewall Field Cemetery
Maintained by: Dorothy Alley Abbott
Originally Created by: DWalt & Patti
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
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