Mary Backus

Obituary of Mary E. Backus

Port Allegany - Mary E. Backus, 64, of Coudersport, formerly of Port Allegany, died Tuesday (July 26, 2011) in the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. She was born May 5, 1947 in Coudersport, a daughter of Earl A. and Virginia A Bryington Thompson, on Nov. 3 1979 in Coudersport, PA; she married Gary A. Backus, who died Nov. 12, 2003. Mrs. Backus was a 1965 graduate of Port Allegany High School and worked for Ball Incon before her retirement. She is survived by One daughter: Yvonne Jackson of Johnstown, NY 2 grandchildren: Lacey Riale of Port Allegany and Cameron Russell of Johnstown, NY Three sisters: Joanne M. Jaros of Port Allegany, PA, Joyce Robertson of CA, Catherine Bowers of Coudersport, PA One brother: Ernest Thompson of Elizabethtown, PA She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband There will be no visitation. A Memorial service will be held on Friday August 5, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, Port Allegany with the Rev. Michael Culver , pastor of the First Baptist Church of Port Allegany officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Port Allegany. Memorial may be made to the Charity of the donor's choice. Online condolence mat be made at
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