Violet J. Campbell, a longtime Yonkers resident passed away peacefully on August 7, 2018 at 91 years old.
Violet was born in Yonkers, NY on December 28, 1926 to the late Harold Lindberg & Julia (nee Varga).
She was educated through the Yonkers School System, where she attended P.S. 19 Elementary School and Commerce High School. Violet was an avid parishioner at St. Barnabas Church, where she was a lector and actively involved in many church activities through the years. Violet worked for a short time as a bank bookkeeper before starting her family, whom she proudly cared for. She enjoyed travelling the world with her husband, Joseph and later, her daughter, Cynthia.
Violet was predeceased in 2004 by her husband of 53 years, Joseph P. Campbell. She was the beloved mother of Susan and Cynthia. Devoted grandmother of Jenny (Rob) Erdman, Jill (Matt) Sanchez, Katy (Tom) Fordon and Kevin (Danielle) Drain. Cherished great-grandmother of Ryan, Melonie & Zack Erdman, Bella & Matty Sanchez, Deanna & James Dinoto and Emily Drain. She is survived by her sisters, Helen O’Brien & Elizabeth Holonitch and was predeceased by her sisters, May Lindberg & Alice White.
If you prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Center for Hope Hospice - 1900 Raritan Road - Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 - http://www.cfhh.org/
Funeral Mass Friday, 10:45 AM at St. Barnabas Church (Bronx, NY). Violet will be laid to rest at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Hawthorne, NY). The family will be present on Thursday from 3-9 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. - 732 Yonkers Avenue - Yonkers, NY 10704 (914) 375-1400.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle and Andrew Ruggiero. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family