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Tsuyoko Backus

Tsuyoko Backus (Saito)

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Tsuyoko (Saito) Backus, age 86, died peacefully in her home in Enfield, CT on Thursday, June 27th. Born in Fukuoka Ken, Japan, Tsuyoko came to the U.S. in 1956 with her husband Edward Backus. They had moved to Enfield in 1962 where Tsuyoko raised her daughter Deborah and son Joseph after unexpectedly becoming widowed. She had worked many years as a silkscreen artist for Rosen Textiles before finishing her career at Holyoke Community College in 2003. Tsuyoko loved to cook and entertain friends and family. An avid gardener, she took great pride in tending to beautiful flower gardens around her home. A practicing Buddhist, Tsuyoko devoted her time to prayer, reflection and generously supporting several charitable organizations. Tsuyoko was a sociable and kind woman who will be missed by many.
Tsuyoko is survived by daughter Deborah and her husband Frank Linzi, of South Deerfield, MA, their two children Daniel and his wife Samantha Linzi of Nashua, NH, and Amanda Linzi of Greenfield, MA. Tsuyoko is also survived by son Joseph and his wife Lisa Backus of Tolland, CT, and their three children Jeffrey Backus of Springfield, VT, Cody and his wife, Lauren Backus of Coventry, CT, and Alexander Backus of Tolland, CT. Tsuyoko also leaves behind three beloved great-granddaughters, Rian Backus of Springfield VT as well as Eliana and Lyla Backus of Coventry, CT. She was predeceased by her husband Edward in 1973.
Funeral services will be private and any donations may be made in her name to your favorite charity.
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    Location
    St Patrick's King St Cemetery
    Address
    King Street
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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Doratí C.

Posted at 09:56am
Dear Backus and Saito family,
Please accept my deepest condolences and this scriptures from the Bible:
『復活があります』。―使徒 24:15,「新世界訳」。
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