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 Verna P. <I>Petrie</I> Backus

Verna P. Petrie Backus

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Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 11 Oct 2011 (aged 85)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot O 414A
Memorial ID 78305553 · View Source
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Verna P. Backus, age 85, resident of Sandy Pond and Florida since 1988, passed away Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse. Verna was born March 1, 1926 in Pulaski, the daughter of McKenzie and Gynalle Wart Petrie. She lived in Mexico from 1947 until 1988. Verna married Arthur Backus on July 6, 1946, he died in 1995. Verna was employed by the Village of Mexico as village clerk and deputy clerk for 15 years, retiring in 1988. She also worked as a teacher's aide at Mexico Schools for several years. Verna was a member of the Mexico and Pulaski Methodist Churches. She also enjoyed golf, bridge and bowling. Surviving: three sons, Douglas Backus of New Haven, Pete (Karen) Backus of Rainbow Shores, and Jeffrey Backus of Mexico; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Park United Methodist Church, 2 Hubble St., Pulaski, NY 13142.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on October 13, 2011


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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 13 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78305553
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verna P. Petrie Backus (1 Mar 1926–11 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78305553, citing Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .