Howard Campbell

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Howard B. Campbell Dundee: Howard B. Campbell, age 83, of Dundee, NY passed away peacefully in the comfort of his bed on Thursday May 23, 2013. Friends are invited to call from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; where a funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Deacon Bob Stowell officiating. Burial with Military Honor's will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Baptist Church, 20 Seneca Street, Dundee, NY 14837. Howard was born Aug. 12, 1929 in Reading Center, NY, the son of the late Burris R. and Alta P. Rider Campbell. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1949. He worked for the Dundee Telephone Company before serving in the U.S. Army from 1951-1956. On Dec. 6, 1952 in Hagerstown, MD he married the former Shirley M. Stitley; who passed away on July 19, 2007. A life long local resident Howard was a Furnace Operator for Corning Glass Works, retiring after 40 years in 1991. Mr. Campbell was a member and Trustee of the Dundee Baptist Church; member and Past Commander of the Dundee American Legion, and a member of the Dundee V.F.W. An avid gardener, he also loved tinkering, and collecting and repairing clocks. He is loved and will be dearly missed by 2 sons, Terry (Lori) Campbell, and David "Moe" (Mary) Campbell both of Dundee; twin daughters Michele (John) Chiaverini of Penn Yan, and Melissa (George E.) Lawson of Dundee; 2 grandchildren Jason (Kelli) Campbell of Florham Park, NJ, Mary Beth Stoe of Ithaca; 2 great grandchildren Sara and Thomas Campbell; 4 sisters Eleanor M. (William) Shaw of Elmira Heights, Helen L. (William) Conrad of Penn Yan, Shirley E. Jock of Williamson, NY, Neva M. (Harold) DeWitt of Dundee; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and wife, he was pre-deceased by a sister Isabelle McFall in 1950, and a brother Bruce E. Campbell in 1998. Online condolences can be sent by visiting
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1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Baird Funeral Home, Dundee, NY
36 Water Street
Dundee, New York, United States
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