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Annie M. (Beers) Backer

July 13, 1923 ~ April 23, 2020 (age 96)

Obituary

Annie Mary Backer, 96, recently of Belford, passed away Thursday, April 23rd, at King James Care Center. Annie was born in Spring Valley, NJ on July 13, 1923, a daughter of the late Edna and Walter  Beers. She lived most of her life in Glen Gardner where she raised her three children and was a member of the High Bridge Methodist Church. After her husband's passing, Annie eventually retired in Belford to be with her daughter, Judy. Annie was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her true calling in life was to take care of people. One of the ways she showed her love was through her sewing. She enjoyed making things for her family and friends. Annie was the unofficial Mayor of Care One at King James. She was always scooting about with a greeting and smile for everyone. She was crowned the Valentine's Day Queen and proudly wore her crown every day for a year. 

Annie was predeceased by her beloved husband, James J. Backer, Sr. in 1982.  She is survived by their two daughters, Judy (George) Reynolds, of Belford; Edith (Jeff ) Mac Mullins, of Beach Lake, Pa.; and  son, James, Jr. (Roseanna), of Mt. Dora, Fl.  Annie also leaves behind 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by all of her siblings ; Robert, Pearl, Walter, Viola, Mary and Francis. 

   A Celebration of Annie's life will take place Monday, July 13th from 12-2 pm and the funeral home immediately followed by the burial of her ashes along side of her husband at Somerset Hills Cemetery.

 

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Monday
July 13, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals
153 Church Street
Belford, NJ 07718

Celebration of Life
Monday
July 13, 2020

2:00 PM
Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals
153 Church Street
Belford, NJ 07718

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