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Obituary for Elizabeth Rose Smith Backus

Elizabeth Rose Backus (Smith), 85, Lady Lake, FL passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
She was born in New York City, NY on November 7, 1933.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl and brother James Smith.
Beloved mother and survived by sons James and John McElroy and their spouses; 5 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a large extended family.
She has gone to a better place, may she rest in peace now and forever more.

Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, FL. Online condolences may be left at