|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1934|
New York County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2005|
Eileen Ann Backe, of Gettysburg and formerly of Silver Spring, MD, entered into Heavenly rest October 19 in York.
She was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Ellen Ahearn McLaughlin.
Mrs. Backe was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Gettysburg, where she was an Extraordinary Minister. She was a member of Parish Council of Catholic Women, the P.E.O., the Gettysburg YWCA, T.O.P.S., Lake Heritage Womenís Club, Lake Heritage Fishing Club and the Red Hats Society. Mrs. Backe volunteered at Meals on Wheels and The Soup Kitchen in Gettysburg. She received an associate degree from Montgomery College, a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus and a masters in social work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mrs. Backe had been employed by Singer-Link Company in Silver Spring, MD and by Prince Georges Hospital.
She was the wife of Richard J. Backe for 50 years and surviving, in addition to him, are six sons, Richard Backe Jr. of Glenwood Springs, CO, Kevin Backe of Alexandria, VA, Brian Backe of Westminster, MD, Dennis Backe of Chicago, IL, Michael Backe of Derwood, MD, and Peter Backe of Baltimore; 11 grandchildren; one sister, Mary Alice Coudreaut of Myrtle Beach, SC; and one brother, Joseph P. McLaughlin of Boonton, NJ.
Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 20, 2005
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