Funeral plans set for Stratford state representative

Funeral arrangements have been made for Stratford State Rep. Terry Backer.

Funeral arrangements have been made for Stratford State Rep. Terry Backer. (12/16/15)

NORWALK - Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Stratford State Rep. Terry Backer.

The 61-year-old died early yesterday morning after a long battle with cancer.

Backer's family says a wake will be held in his native Norwalk tomorrow night at the Hoyt Cognetta funeral home on Wall Street.

A private funeral Mass will be held Friday morning at St. Matthew Church on Scribner Avenue.

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