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Jewel F. (Worden) Backus

December 22, 1941 ~ August 22, 2019 (age 77)

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Obituary

Chase Mills- Jewel F. Backus (Worden) 77, formerly of Central Square, New York died peacefully Thursday, August 22, 2019 surrounded by her family at the Massena Memorial Hospital.

She was born on December 22, 1941 in Ogdensburg, New York to the late Elmer John & Dorothy Elizabeth Prey Worden.  She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy.  She married Roger F. Backus in 1964.

Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 12:00pm-2:00pm at the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home Inc., located at 324 New York Avenue in Ogdensburg, NY 13669.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm in the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Pastor, Dianne Hutchinson, from the Norfolk Wesleyan Church. Burial service will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 11:00am in the White Church Cemetery in Lisbon, New York.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Roger F. Backus, Chase Mills; a son, Matthew E. Backus, Central Square, NY; two daughters, Tammy L. (John) Aragona, West Monroe, NY; and Nicole A. (Charles) Congdon, Brewerton, NY; and several grandchildren, Kristen, Joshua, Jenna (Aragona), Keith, Alexander, Jacob (Congdon).  She is also survived by two sisters, and one brother. 

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  Donations in her memory can be sent to the Norfolk Wesleyan Church, 33 W. Main Street, Norfolk, NY 13667. Online condolences in her memory can be made to: www.laruepitcherfuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
August 25, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home
324 New York Avenue
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Funeral Service
Sunday
August 25, 2019

2:00 PM
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home
324 New York Avenue
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Donations

Norfolk Wesleyan Church
33 W. Main Street, Norfolk NY 13667

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