Margaret “Peg” Campbell, 87, passed away peacefully at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Omni Manor Nursing Home where she lived the past few years.
She was born November 21, 1931, in Youngstown to Arthur and Mary (Kopek) Humphries.
She was raised on the Sharon line and attended Thornhill Avenue School and North High School.
Peg was known for the beautiful cookies she baked for holidays, weddings, baptisms and anniversaries. The Vindicator featured her in an article for baking in 1997. She was a fantastic cook and enjoyed reading and genealogy.
She worked for American Paper Products for ten years as a machine operator retiring in 1970 and was a former member of the St. George Croatian Club.
Peg is survived by her brother, Arthur (Paula); two sons, Kenneth (Debbie) Campbell of Youngstown and (Roy) Michael (Martha) Campbell of North Jackson; a daughter, Deborah LaPointe of Harker Heights, Texas; three grandsons, (James) Egan Skinner, Kory Campbell, Sr. and Kyle Campbell, Sr.; five great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter.
Her husband, Edward, whom she married January 1, 1960, preceded her in death in October of 2004. Also preceding her in death were her parents; her sister, Rita Raver; brothers Joseph, Walter, David, Jack, Martin (her twin) and Francis; two half-brothers, Arthur “Sonny” and Charles and two half-sisters, Caroline and Annabelle.
Friends and family may gather for calling hours from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 5, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Congemi officiating.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, April 3 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.