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Agnes "Aggie" Edgar Backman

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“Aggie was the dearest friend, one of my bridesmaids and the sister I never had...my heart is broken, peace be with you ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Shirley Pierne - Shelton, CT

“So sorry for your loss I am a friend from diayslis3Z ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Beth Desimone - Jupiter

“I remember what a great lady she was. So sorry. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jim Fiire - Killington, VT

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“We will always have a special place in our heart for your mom..our Aunt Aggie. I'll always remember her having us over for dinner when we would come...Read More ยป
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Agnes Edgar Backman, a long time resident of Jupiter, where she considered it to be paradise, died peacefully at Kindred Hospital of the Palm Beaches early Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at the age of 77. Born on August 7th, 1939 in Stamford, Connecticut to the late William E. and Mary M. Biggar. She was a graduate of the Stamford High 1957 class. She is preceded in death by her sister Helen M. Mailhot and husband Charles of Stamford, CT. Agnes is survived by Roy Hugo Backman, her husband of 46 years, and her children Douglas R. McCall of Stamford, CT and Linda A. Backman of Jupiter, Florida. As well as her sister Mary Merchant and husband Paul of Middletown, NY. She was also affectionately known as Aunt Aggie by over a dozen nieces, nephews, great-nieces and close family friends. Aggie worked many years for Olin Corp. while in Stamford where she met many lifetime friends. After moving to Florida in 2000, she worked for over 15 years as a photo specialist for Walgreens before retiring. Aggie will always be remembered for the bonds she made, her feisty get up and go attitude and her well-manicured fashion. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. A service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Tequesta on 482 Tequesta Drive in Tequesta, FL 33469 on Sunday, August 6th at 2:30 pm with a reception to follow at her residence on 24 Van Road, Jupiter, FL. All are welcomed to come to share their love and memories of a truly unforgettable woman whom always shined brighter than any diamond she could ever wear.