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Patricia M Campbell 1932-2024

Patricia M Campbell, 91, of Amberson, entered her heavenly home on May 24, 2024, at the residence of her daughter, Angela Sullivan, in Dillsburg.

Patricia M Campbell
Patricia M Campbell

Born July 9, 1932, in Southampton Twp., Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Nelson Franklin and Alice Cecilia (McVitty) Magee.  As a young girl, she lived in the Newburg area until her parents moved to the family farm in Amberson.

She graduated from Fannett Township High School in 1950 and received her BA in Education from, known then as, Shippensburg State Teachers College.  

She began her career in her early twenties teaching English and Reading at the Fannett-Metal High School.  Having taught for a number of years, she then began the operation of Campbell’s Poultry Farm on the Back Road of Doylesburg, raising chickens and selling eggs.

Later she returned to teaching English at Fannett-Metal, retiring in her seventies.  She is remembered as a dedicated teacher who sincerely cared about her students and their education.

Pat was a member and former treasurer of the Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, Spring Run, and the Fannett-Metal Education Association. 

She greatly loved her family, and they recall her strong work ethic, perseverance, and how she had been a dedicated and compassionate caregiver for her parents and brother.  She was devoted in her Christian faith, was an avid gardener, loved reading and puzzles, enjoyed watching birds, and collecting seashells at the shore.  Independent, hardworking, and a woman full of love for her Lord and family are fond memories for her children and 2 generations of grandchildren.

Surviving are 4 children: Jeffrey Campbell (Stacey), Spring Run, Gregory Campbell (Tammy), Shippensburg, Stephanie Shoemaker (Carl), Amberson, and Angela Sullivan (Patrick), Dillsburg. 7 grandchildren: Eric, Aaron, Amanda, Dustin, Brian, Paige, and Sean, and 7 great-grandchildren: Avery, Adalyn, Ava, Lane, Blake, Bryce, and Cole.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant, her only sibling, Carl E. Magee, a granddaughter, Hanna Mary Sullivan, and three infant great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 1, 2024, after 9:30 a.m., followed by the service at 10:30 a.m. in the Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, 16950 Main St., PO Box 128, Spring Run, PA 17262 with Rev. Dr. Meagan M. Boozer, officiating.  

Interment will take place at Amberson Union Cemetery.  

Arrangements are entrusted to Agett-Lakjer Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, address above.


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Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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