Claire Backes (nee Faubert) of RR #3, Chesterville passed away peacefully at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sat., Aug. 4, 2012, in her 64th year.
She was the cherished wife of Norman Backes. She was the loving mother of Timothy, Kevin (Kimberley), and Steven (Louise). She will be fondly remembered and loved by her five grandchildren, Kyle, Rosie, Brianna, Clayton, and Trevor, and sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was the dear sister of Jacqueline (Harvey) Laporte, Anita LaRose (Maurice Lavergne), Richard, and Robert (Mitch) Faubert.
Friends and family paid their respects at the Daniels Funeral Chapels Inc. in Winchester on Mon., Aug. 13. A memorial mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Visitation Church in Gloucester on Tues., Aug. 14, followed by inurnment in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to Our Lady of Visitation Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice.
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