Obituary: Edward F. Campbell
Published in Taunton Gazette on August 24, 2015
Edward F. Soup Campbell, 85, of Dennis, MA died Saturday August 22, 2015 at Harbor Point in Centerville, MA. He was the husband of Filomena R. Campbell (Tursi) for 56 years.
Born in Taunton, MA, Mr. Campbell was a 1948 graduate of Coyle High School in Taunton and a 1956 graduate of Providence College. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged with the rank of corporal in 1952. Mr. Campbell worked for the State of Connecticut for many years as a systems analyst. He retired in 1993.
Mr. Campbell was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and served as Faithful Navigator. He was also a member of the Hyannis, MA VFW Post, the Hyannis Elks Lodge, and the American Legion in Sandwich, MA. An avid Providence Friars basketball fan, Mr. Campbell loved traveling throughout the world during his retirement, and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He was also proud to have been a Boy Scout Leader for Troop 105 in Hartford, CT.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Campbell is survived by a son, William Campbell and his wife, Amy of Mashpee, MA; a daughter, Marianne Martin and her husband, Brad of Marstons Mills, MA; a sister, Wilma Byrne of Bridgewater, NJ; four grandchildren, Derek, Colleen, Mariella, and Alyssa; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, August 27 in Saint Pius X Church, Station Ave., South Yarmouth, MA. Interment will follow in Dennis Village Cemetery, Dennis, MA. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 7 PM, Wednesday, August 26 in the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, MA. www.hallettfuneralhome.com. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Compassionate Care ALS, P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574 www.ccals.org.