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1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
BACKLUND, Charlotte (Knapp) Of Plymouth, formerly of Fairfield, CT and Maplewood, NJ, died on May 4. She was the beloved wife of Gerald R. Backlund and the loving mother of Susan McCombie and her husband Joseph of Indiana, PA, and Douglas Backlund and his wife Dawn of Duxbury. Charlotte was the sister of Mary Schweikert of Searsport, ME, cherished grandmother of Paige, Joseph, III, Claire and Caleb McCombie and Bradford and Daniel Backlund. Born in Tuxedo, New York on November 22, 1931, Charlotte was the daughter of the late Douglas and Mary (Patterson) Knapp. She was a graduate of George F. Baker High School in Tuxedo and later, Edgewood Park Junior College in Briarcliff Manor, NY and Berkeley Secretarial School. She worked for American Cyanamid Company in Stamford, CT. Charlotte attended Plymouth United Methodist Church, and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She frequently volunteered at her church, schools and was a Cub Scout Leader. Charlotte also enjoyed arts, crafts, quilting, cooking and sewing. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, June 7th at 10:00 am in the Plymouth United Methodist Church, 29 Carver Rd., Plymouth. Burial will be private. The family wants to extend special thanks to the doctors , nurses and staff at the Life Care Center of Plymouth and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth. Memorial donations may be made to Plymouth United Methodist Church or to the . For more information and online guestbook, please, visit: www.cartmelldavis.com.
Published in The Boston Globe on May 8, 2016
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