Shirley Ann (Brown) Campbell, 77, of Kittanning, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at UPMC Passavant Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. She was born July 7, 1942 in Kittanning to the late C. Lester Brown and Thelma Mae (Cravener) Rosenberger. Shirley worked as a seamstress at Big River Manufacturing, at Farmer’s Bank, and most recently as a caregiver for the elderly. She was a member of the Alliance Church in Kittanning. She also was a member of the Over the Hill Gang and various pool and bowling leagues. Shirley was very passionate about going to yard sales and Tupperware. She was the Judge of Elections for Kittanning Township. Shirley also loved collecting stuff for the Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center; she loved to take care of the vets.
She is survived by her husband, Robert H. Campbell, of Kittanning- they have been together for 57 years; son, Lester R. (Peggy) Wolfe, of Kittanning; son, Bryan R. (Anne) Campbell, of Chicora; granddaughter, Jenny Wolfe; granddaughter, Mandy Wrighter; granddaughter, Breana Brink; granddaughter, Kendra Coover; granddaughter, Sidney Rose; five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; sister, Cindy Lou (Bill) Swank, of Kittanning; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; step father, Ralph Rosenberger; sister, Rosella Wagner, and Cody Brink, who was like a grandson to her.
Friends will be received on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm and on Friday March 6, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11:00 am in the funeral home with additional visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service with Rev. Mark Patz officiating. Interment will be the Cowan Cemetery.
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