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 Naomi Ruth <I>Greenawalt</I> Backstrom

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Naomi Ruth Greenawalt Backstrom

  • Birth 10 May 1929 West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 26 Aug 2007 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 96350061

N. Ruth Backstrom
West Newton

N. Ruth Backstrom, 78, of West Newton, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at Hempfield Manor, Hempfield Township. She was born May 10, 1929, in West Newton, the daughter of the late Caleb and Rachel (Swank) Greenawalt.

Ruth was a lifelong farmer.

Surviving are her daughter, Deb Blum and husband, Bill, of Smithton; her grandchildren, Becky and Jenn Blum, of Smithton, and John Blum, of West Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emerson "Lefty" Backstrom, in 1999; and her brother, Frank Greenawalt, in 1996.

According to Ruth's wishes, there will be no public visitation. J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., West Newton, in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.


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  • Created by: dwcooley
  • Added: 1 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96350061
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Naomi Ruth Greenawalt Backstrom (10 May 1929–26 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96350061, citing West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by dwcooley (contributor 47566461) .