Virginia M. Backus

November 5, 1934June 13, 2011

Virginia M. Backus. (nee Ianuale) 76,a life long resident of Secaucus, NJ and also Brick, NJ for 15 years entered into rest on Monday June 13, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Gerald Backus. Devoted mother of Glenn, Pamela & Frederick Teal & Robert Backus. Step mother of Edward Backus, Karen Riebesell and Gerald Backus.Loving grandmother of 16 Grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dear sister of Richard Ianuale and the late Robert & Louis Ianuale. Virginia was past member of the Independent Republican Club of Secaucus, member of the Golden Age Club since 2002 and volunteered at Meadowlands Hospital since 2001. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM at Mack Memorial Home, 1245 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ The family will gather at the funeral home with their relatives & friends on Thursday at 9 AM for a 10 AM Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst, NJ. In lieu of flowers Donations in memory of Virginia may be made to Autism Please send tributes & condolences to


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 15, 2011
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, June 16, 2011
  • Interment Thursday, June 16, 2011

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Jodi Schwartz

February 5, 2012

this is jodi, her granchild. I miss you!

Sabina Sanchez

June 16, 2011

Dear Pam, Chris and family---very sad to hear of Virginia's passing. I enjoyed her time at MHMC as a volunteer and she will be missed. Love Sabina

June 16, 2011

We will always enjoy the memories of Ginger coming to celebrate Patrik's and her birthdays each year. We will miss her thoughtfulness, curiosity, and energy. God Bless you Ginger may you rest in peace. Love you always Megan, Edward, and Patrik

June 15, 2011

My deepest sympathy to all of you- Pam- Glen- Fred- Eddie- Karen- Gerry- Bobby- May she rest in Peace. I was saddened by the news. Love Betty Pohlig-Whalen

Christine Mazurkiewicz

June 14, 2011

Ginger, You were like a mother to me. Pam, Colin, Carly, Cameron and I will sure miss having you around! Hope you are free of pain & have found rest and peace. Love...Chris M.