Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus

1925 ∼ 2017

Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus, 91, died on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at her home in Vineyard Haven.

She was predeceased by her husband Rodman F. ‘Rod’ Backus, Jr. in June 2006. Hilda was the mother of Rodman F. Backus 3RD, Carol J. Osborn, Patricia M. Chaudhuri and Rhonda F. Backus all of Vineyard Haven. She was also the sister of Emily Scott, Flora Coutinho, Tommy and Manny Jardin.

Visiting hours in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs will be held on Fri., Sep. 8 from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

Her graveside service will be held on Sat., Sep 9 at 11:00am in the Oak Grove Cemetery, State Road, Vineyard Haven officiated by Rev. Michael Nagle.

A complete obituary will be updated.


Friday, September 8, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Saturday, September 9, 2017 | 11:00 AM

Oak Grove Cemetery - Tisbury
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Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus

1925 ∼ 2017

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