It is with great sadness that the family of Lawrence Campbell announces his sudden passing on March 14, 2013 at the age of 89.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Helen–semicolon– children, Shirley (Randy) Beauchamp, Robert (Wilma) Campbell and James (Devon) Campbell–semicolon– grandchildren, Jeffrey, Page, Jacqueline, Jennifer, Sarah, Robyn and Kaylee–semicolon– his beloved cockatoo of 34 years, Derbie–semicolon– numerous relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Alice–semicolon– siblings, Lois, Arnold, Gene, Anne and Mary.
Lawrence was born in St. George, New Brunswick. In 1947 he moved to Winnipeg where he started his 33 year career with the Federal Government in the Public Works Department. It is here where he later met his wife, Helen and started his family. He moved his family to Halifax in 1961 and finally settled in Edmonton in 1967.
The family would like to thank Dr. Mark Heule, Dr. Stanley Kroeker and all the staff at the Misericordia Hospital for their compassion and care.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 with a visitation one hour prior at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985-124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5M 0H9.