Jane L. Campbell, 84, of 116 Sunset Avenue, Lakewood, died Monday Oct. 24, 2016, in Lutheran.
She was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Yonkers, N.Y., a daughter of the late William and Margaret Tough Lawrie.
Following graduation from Gorton High School she attended University of Bridgeport, CT.
Prior to her retirement in 1992, she was employed by A Children’s Place where she had worked since 1977.
She was involved in several community organizations. She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, serving on the altar guild, teaching Sunday school, working in thrift store and organizing volunteers for the shopper’s luncheon. She was on the board of directors of WCA Hospital where she had been treasurer and volunteered in the Palliative Care and Dialysis Units. She gave of her time as Story Hour Lady at the Lakewood Library, Literacy Volunteer, St. Susan Soup Kitchen, Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Fla., Special Olympics and Victim Impact Panel of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
For the many hours given to this area, in 2006 Jane and her husband received the John D. Hamilton Community Service Award from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.
Surviving are three children: David (Lynne) Campbell of Middleburg, Fla., Laurie Barney of East Amherst, N.Y., and Sarah Campbell of Hornell, N.Y.; five grandchildren: Caitlin (John) Fritsch of Ravenna, Ohio, Andrew Barney of East Amherst, Katie, Daniel and Mitchell Recio of Wellsville; a niece, Barbara Bunting of Boulder, CO; and a nephew, Richard Weisehan of Avon, CO.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Campbell, whom she married Sept. 6, 1952, and who died May 9, 2009; a daughter, Catherine “Katie” C. Rexford; a son-in-law, Charles Barney; and a sister, Mary Lawrie.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Luke Foder will officiate.
Entombment will be in St. Luke’s columbarium. Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring Street, Jamestown, NY 14701; or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.
Published in The Post-Journal October 26, 2016