William David Campbell, born December 15, 1925, in St. John’s, Newfoundland, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2019, in the presence of his loving family at the age of 94 years in Toronto, Ontario.
David was predeceased by his wife of fifty-one years, Maureen G. Campbell (nee FitzGerald), in December 2016; his infant son Donald; his sister Margaret Murphy; his brother Angus Campbell, as well as his parents Annie ‘Mary’ Halley and David ‘John’ Campbell of St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Leaving to mourn, with many fond and loving memories, are his four children: Maureen Mackey (John Mackey) – Potomac, MD; Jacqueline Campbell (Owen Barton) – Halifax, NS; Kelly Campbell (Patrick Cotter) – Toronto, ON; Douglas Campbell (Amy Campbell nee McCarthy) – Calgary, AB; his nine grandchildren: Colin and Ian Mackey; Gabrielle and Gavin Barton; Cecilia and Olivia Campbell-Cotter; Molly, Sophie, and William Campbell; his sister Sheila Higgins of Harrison Township, MI; his sister-in-law Patricia Kennedy of St. John’s; his nieces and nephews, as well as many of his children’s and grandchildren’s friends who knew and loved him.
The family wishes to express thanks to the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto for their excellent care and compassion.
Visitation to take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on both Sunday, January 5 and Monday, January 6. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Pius X Church, 16 Smithville Crescent, at 9:30 am on Tuesday, January 7 with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Topsail Road.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or a donation may be made to a charity of one’s choice in his memory.
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Interment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.