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Donald G. Campbell

CAMPBELL, Donald G, 89 of Bergenfield, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 born May 8, 1925 in Union City, NJ. Loving husband of Carol Campbell (nee Petersen) for 67 years, beloved father of Donna (Steven) Clark, Charlene (Robert) Byrnes, Donald (Marie) Campbell, Scott (Joanne) Campbell, Allyson (Edward) Saraceno and Pamela (Vincent) Lombreglia. Beloved grandfather of Stacy, Denise, Jennifer, Craig, Carrie, Bobby, Sarah, Christopher, Thomas, Anthony, Jenna, Vincent, Christina and Catherine. Beloved Great-grandfather of Caitlyn, Heather, Kyle, Brianna, Matthew, Ashley, Kaleigh, Kurt, Jonathan, Joseph, Gerald, Liam and James. Great-great grandfather of Carolynn. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Mildred Campbell, brother Richard Campbell and survived by his sister, Mildred Fasig and many nieces and nephews. Donald graduated from Ridgefield Park High School in 1942. Donald was a veteran of WWII and proudly served with the Marine Corps. in the South Pacific. He worked as an advertising executive and was a VP with Lennon and Newell in NYC and was a Vice President with First Fidelity Mortgage Company. Loving patriarch whose family meant the world to him. We lost an exceptional man, who left this world a better place. A life lived to the fullest, he will be dearly missed by family, friends and everyone he met. Heaven has gained an Angel to watch over us. We will always love you and miss you! Visiting on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621. All will meet for the Interment service at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown, NJ on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Don's name to Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834(www.alz.org).

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

visitation
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Visitation on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 4-9 PM.

cemetery
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery

350 Province Line Road
Wrightstown, NJ 08652

All will meet at the cemetery for the interment service on Thursday January 15, 2015 at 12:30 PM.

service
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery

350 Province Line Road
Wrightstown, NJ 08652

All will meet at the cemetery for the interment service on Thursday January 15, 2015 at 12:30 PM.


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Donald Campbell. The American dream. He lived the life that everybody should aspire to live. He enjoyed every moment of his life. I would watch him as he sat in the famous Campbell backyard, he would look up and say "Ah look at that sky! Just beautiful!" Nothing made him happier than him just taking a simple walk around the park, or being greeted by his family at any hour of the day. Or night for that matter. He made an incredible family that I have been blessed to have. His home that he opened to the world has given us countless memories. He always greeted you with a smile and a complement. Always looking and thinking about others. He taught me how strong family is and he is the man I aspire to be. Thank you Paga Man. I love you.

kyle marsden Apr 21 2015 12:00 AM

Mr. (and Mrs.) Campbell are in my Hall of Fame of kind people. Throughout my life, I have often thought about how much their lives taught me about being compassionate, gentle and gracious to others. To know their children is to know this, as well. They are the same way. My prayers, love and gratitude are with you all. Well done Mr. Campbell. Thank you so much. Rest in Peace.

Dennis Fitzpatrick Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM

I am sure in his place in heaven now Mr. Campbell can hear me as I pray in gratitude. Thank you Mr. Campbell for teaching me how to play baseball starting at 8 years old to 12 years old in Bergenfield Little League. You were our coach and mentor, someone to be looked up to. As coach you showed us how to be a part of a team. You instilled in us the desire to win and have fun at the same time. Tenderly you taught us baseball and supported us in the most important ways at a very tender age. You shared your spirit of enthusiasm toughness and the desire to be the best while being very kind and supportive. Thank you Mr. Campbell for doing this for me and many others during your lifetime. Thank you also Mrs. Campbell for driving most of the kids in the block to our games and practices on time. You too made us feel so special as we went to our games. You made sure our socks and everything were just right. I felt so important as did others. God Bless you for this Mrs. Campbell .Thank You. The entire Campbell Family affected many people in the community in a positive in the example Mr. and Mrs. Campbell. For this I am very grateful. I wish all consolation comfort and peace to each person in the Campbell family during this difficult time. And again I will say. Thank you Don. Michael Fitzpatrick. Number 12.

Michael Fitzpatrick Jan 15 2015 12:00 AM

We are so profoundly sorry for your loss. Although we only met Don a few times he made a lasting impression on us. He was friendly, intelligent and handsome. Our deepest condolences to the whole family.

Valerie & Alan Katz Jan 14 2015 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the entire Campbell family on the passing of a great man who will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Joe and Martha Gallo

Joseph Gallo Jan 14 2015 12:00 AM

Saying a prayer for the entire family. Mr. Campbell was always the neighbor everyone dreamed of. He had a constant smile and up beat attitude whether he was vacuuming the pool during the oppresive summer heat or taking out the trash in the winter in a T-shirt in 15 degree whether. An amazing man who will be missed. God bless.

Peter Hopkins Jan 13 2015 12:00 AM

Prayers to the Campbell Family. Stay Strong

Bill Luchow Jan 13 2015 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. What kid on the block does not remember Mr. Campbell treating EVERYONE to the ice cream man! The beautiful Christmas tree that filled the room and you could not walk around because of all the presents! Always a warm loving hug and smile as you walked into the house... Even if it was five times a day! He loved his family and if you walked into his home you were treated like family! All Our Love.... The Fitzpatrick Family...50 Sylvan! ðA'aðA'aðA'A"ðA'AâA¤ï¸AðA'aðA'a

Susan Fitzpatrick Tuite Jan 13 2015 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the Campbell family.

Pat & Tom Pfaff Jan 13 2015 12:00 AM

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