Elizabeth Ann (Pelletier) Backus Obituary
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Elizabeth Ann (Pelletier) Backus, 58, of 519 Doty Drive, Ilion, passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Abraham House in Utica. Liz was born on March 12, 1949, in Herkimer, New York, the daughter of the late Alton and Inita (Sexton) Pelletier, and received her education in the Ilion Central School system. Elizabeth was employed as a customer service representative with ConMed in Utica and also was employed at Weiser's Jewelers in Herkimer. Elizabeth was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Elizabeth is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Gail Backus of Redford, Mich., one daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Conrad Bottorff of Ilion; two brothers, William Pelletier of Brewster, N.Y. and Robert Pelletier of Naugatuck, Conn.; and two grandchildren, Timothy Eric Farmer, Jr. and Nathaniel Craig Backus, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held on Monday, October 29th 2007 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church (90 Morgan Street, Ilion, New York 13357). A burial was held on Monday, October 29th 2007 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Fort Plain Cemetery Association (29 Clyde Street, Fort Plain, New York 13339).
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