Barbara Campbell

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Blenheim Community Funeral Home
July 28, 2022
11:00 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
July 28, 2022
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

“Barbara June Campbell (Carey) passed away in Winnipeg on Sunday July 10, 2022. Barb was born in Chatham in 1928 to her parents Chester and Alice (Wood) Carey. Barbara met her future husband, (Harry) Douglas on a hayride one night on a blind date. Barb and Doug eventually moved to Blenheim where they started a family and had two sons, Bruce (Betty) with their son Kyle (Jess) and their children Henry, Maise and Georgia and who currently reside in Winnipeg and Brian (Kathy) with their son Alexander and daughter Angelica who currently live in Oakville.

Barb enjoyed a long career as a nurse, getting her start at the Chatham General Hospital. She also spent time in a General Practitioner office, and in the Operating room. But her most impactful legacy was as Director of Nursing (Mrs “C”) for the Thamesview Lodge, establishing the nursing protocols for the newly formed nursing home in Chatham. Barb was later involved in IODE in Blenheim and sincerely enjoyed raising a family and being part of this great community.

Barb is survived by her brother Richard Carey (Susan) and sister Beth (Ron Alderton) and predeceased by her husband H. Douglas Campbell, her brother Donald (Red) Carey and brother Doug Carey. Services for Barbara will be held on Thursday July 28th at Blenheim Community Funeral Home.  Visitation will take place between 10:00 – 10:45, a Funeral Service at 11:00 followed by interment in Evergreen Cemetery and a reception at 1:00 p.m.

Friends wishing to remember Barbara with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice

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Barb was a very exemplary community minded nurse, mother and friend. She gave to others much of herself. She was sorely missed when she retired from Blenheim to reside in Oakville and then on. So sorry for the son's and Jane's loss in a glorious lady of white. Love, Sharren

Sincere sympathy to all of Barb’s family. I spent 24 years at TVL working under her direction. She was a mighty force and I’m happy to have known her.

Dear Brian, Bruce, Kathy and Betty ~ please accept our sincere condolences. Your Mom was a fabulous lady and I am proud to have known her and spent time with her and Uncle Doug. We are thinking of you, and sorry that we could not be there to celebrate this wonderful lady. Heather and Steve

Dear Brian, Kathy, Bruce and Betty: Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. She was a great lady. I am grateful that I had the chance to have met her and spent time with her. May she rest in peace!

Bruce, Brian and families. I wanted to let you to know that we are thinking of you and wish that we were able to be there in person to see you. Aunt Barb's sense of humour is what I remember most and I have great memories from her birthday gathering in Oakville. Cary and Heather.

Our condolences to family of Barbara Campbell. She was an amazing loving caring lady. We will always remember her gentleness and her sense of humour. May memories bring you comfort. So sorry for your loss.

Bruce, Brian and Families: Sorry for your Mom's passing. We were good friends and knew your Mom & Dad for many years. Memories of our annual get togethers and lots of good times.

Dear Bruce, Brian and family. My thoughts are prayers are with you at this difficult time. Lots of good memories living next door.

Dear Bruce,Brian & families. Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. We were good friends of your Mom & Dad and had many fun times. Brian & your Dad worked together for many years at the Assessment Office. There was a group of us who got together and always enjoyed going to your Mom & Dads. Your Mom took such good care of my Uncles who lived at the Thamesview Lodge when she was there. She was a dear friend and will be missed.

Bruce Brian and families. So sorry for your loss. Barb was a very special person and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. RIP my other mother. Deb (Richards) Degan

I am so sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. I used to bowl with her at the Wednesday Afternoon Ladies league years ago. She will be missed by everyone.

Brian, Bryce and family. This news makes me extremely sad as Barb was such a good Friend to my mother after my Dad passed and then such a comfort to my mother, Rose, during her prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s. I was so happy to have visited with her in her new Oakville home. She was like my second mother! So many good times with Harry and Rose and Doug and Barb. She was a good and kind person. So sorry for your loss

Bruce and Brian, I was very saddened upon hearing the news of your mom's passing. Such a lovely lady whom I had the pleasure of living near while on Little Street in Blenheim. Many fond memories come to mind. Please accept my heartfelt condolences, Val Johnston

I was Barb's next door neighbour at Josie's Villa. I missed her so much when she left. My heart hurts hearing this news.

Bruce and Brian and families. Liz and I are saddened by the passing of your Mother. Barb and Doug were treasured friends and neighbours of ours and we travelled together on many trips and attended many activities together. Barb was a special nurse, caring Mother, and a leader of many organizations in Blenheim and Chatham. Barb was a caring Grandmother and will be missed by all her by all her relatives and friends! Rest In Peace.

Bruce Brian and deepest condolences in the passing of your mom..she was a very dedicated nurse and a caring family friend..thinking of you all 💕 Nancy Kirk Mifflin

Bruce, Brian & families. So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady along with your father. RIP.

Bruce, Brian and your families, so sorry to hear of your mothers passing my thoughts and prayers are with you .

Bruce, Brian and your families, so sorry to hear of your loss. You have been so very lucky To have had her in your lives. Bill and I enjoyed our time with Barb and your dad. Accept my condolences.

Sincere condolences.🙏

Bruce, Brian, your mom was a great lady Rest in Peace, Barb, you may know join Doug in Heaven I ,oorked with Doug for years at the assessment office

Bruce, Brian and your families, I am sorry to read of your mom’s passing. We were neighbours and family friends for so many years. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Laurie (Kirk) Harrison