Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five



ON February 10, 2004, JOSEPHINEWANDA BACKERT (nee Chojnacki); beloved wife of the late Conrad Frank Backert; devoted mother of Eileen Boone and her husband Roland, George C. Backert and his wife Mary Lou, Sharon Parker and her husband James, Conrad F. Backert, Jr, John P. Backert and his wife Nancy, Joyce Burton and her husband George and Jeffrey S. Backert and his wife Dawn; dear grandmother of 13 grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (Beltway exit 26A), on Thursday, from 7 to 9 P.M. and Friday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, at 9 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.

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