Verna Marie Petrie

Verna Marie Petrie

Female 1926 - 2011  (85 years)

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  • Name Verna Marie Petrie  [1
    Born 1 Mar 1926  Pulaski, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Oct 2011 
    Age 85 years 
    Person ID I60153  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors William MacKenzie Petrie
              b. 28 Mar 1889, Redfield, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 Apr 1958, Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Gynalle M. Wart
              b. 19 Oct 1898, Boylston, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Apr 1992, Fulton, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Oct 1920 
    Family ID F3308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Arthur E. Backus
              b. 10 Jun 1919
              d. 10 Apr 1995  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1946  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage She was 20 years and 4 months - He was 27 years and 1 month  
    Children 
     1. Jeffrey J. Backus
    Married: 1x2. Douglas A. Backus
    Married: 1x3. Pete Backus  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F4624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Class of 1943 PACS
      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

  • Sources 
    1. [S249] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Pulaski, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 38-68.