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Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home & Chapel

467 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, ON

OBITUARY

Dr. Frederick Ignatius Campayne

October 4, 1939October 8, 2012

Dr. Frederick Ignatius Campayne

Frederick went unexpectedly to the Lord on Monday October 8, 2012 in Trinidad. He was the son of the late James and Ora Campayne of Guyana. Dearly beloved brother of Louis (deceased), Hazel, Winston (Alma), Waveney, Berenice (deceased) and Joan (Arthur). Treasured uncle of many nieces and nephews and a very dear cousin of Marjorie (Conrad) as well as many others. Former lecturer in Physics at the University of Guyana and at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad, he also tutored Secondary School students in Maths and Physics at Advanced levels. Esteemed as a brilliant academic, he was trusted, respected and loved as a great teacher, a valued colleague, a loyal friend and a truly humble man of faith. Visitation with prayers will be at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home & Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street (south of Wellesley St.) on Friday November 2, from 5 – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, 1300 Leslie Street, Don Mills on Saturday November 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations towards the Award of Science Bursaries would be appreciated by our family – IN MEMORY OF DR. FREDERICK CAMPAYNE, c\o Sister Hazel Campayne.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Friday, November 2, 2012
  • Memorial Mass Saturday, November 3, 2012

Memories

Dr. Frederick Ignatius Campayne

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Alfred Bhulai

November 6, 2012

I was a chemistry student when Freddie was a Physics lecturer at UG. But when I started to take my first love astronomy seriously long after I graduated, I consulted him about a penumbral eclipse of the Moon when I encountered him ~1979 in the then Guyana (formerly Bookers) Stores bookshop. His only words to me were: "What do you expect to see?"
I could make no answer, and he returned to perusing the books. But the economy of his answer to my question remained with me and enabled me to refine my researches to pose answerable questions.

November 4, 2012

Nothing can replace the memories of your dear brother, Freddie but, may those memories grow more precious to you with every passing day. Hazel, Winston, Waveney, and Joan I send you and your family a heart full of sympathy and understanding. May the love of God uphold you in this trial.

Lloyda Applewhaite, Edmonton, Alberta

November 3, 2012

Dear Waveney and family: My sincere condolences on the passing of your brother. He brought honor to himself, his family and all of Guyana. Joy S.

November 3, 2012

To the Campayne family,
How very well I remember Fred. We were at primary school ( Sacred Heart -Main Street ), and later moved over to SSC in Sept 1951.
He was always ready with his huge smile to assist us lesser achievers and there were countless times that I was able to encourage him to explain some Algebraic equation to me. So to Fred ,thanks for being my friend over all these years and for all your help. I will always remember you and your family in my prayers. May God bless you all.
Philip Da Cambra
Nov 3rd, 2012 ,Vancouver, BC

November 2, 2012

To Sister Hazel, Mrs Duarte and family,

Our deepest sympathy is extended to you all at this time. We remember Dr. Campayne as a devoted teacher at St. Rose's. His legacy lives on in the many students who passed under his tutelage.

With sympathy
Lily and Terry Katchay

November 2, 2012

Dear Hazel, Waveney & other relatives:

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy to the entire Campayne family in this your time of loss. Do take time out to cherish the precious memories of your dear Frederick as family and friends gather together to mourn his passing in the difficult days ahead.

May our loving Lord comfort you in your sorrow, and pour out His blessings on you.

Sincerely,

Grace & Henry Stephens

November 1, 2012

Dear Sr. Hazel: Waveney and Relatives:
My Sincere thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time...

With Christian fortitude, I know that you will find the strength at this difficult time.

Thank God for Dr.Campayne's Life and as you reflect on the cherished memories, you can take comfort in the days ahead.

With Love....Noreen Ally....Toronto

November 1, 2012

Dear Sr.Hazel:Waneney and Relatives

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time....
With your deep faith, and Christian fortitude you will find the strength to accept Dr. Campayne's passing...thank God for his Life, and reflect on the many ways in which he touched so many in his path...his commendable attributes, and an ilustrious son of British Guiana...With Love...noreen

Jeanette Emmins

October 30, 2012

Sister Hazel, Waveney, Winston and Joan, my heart goes out to you all at this time of loss. I am very pleased to have known Fred and remember him as a kind, humble and devoted person. I will always treasure the memories of Fred and his immediate family. May God comfort you all in your time of loss.

Rampersaud Tiwari

October 28, 2012

Dear Sister Hazel,
God bless you and all of the Campayne family. Your brother was truly a man of humble faith and high learning. "In Sanctitate Et Doctrina". In holiness and learning, he lived out his mortal life among those he loved and who loved him.

Rampersaud Tiwari and family of Buxton, Guyana and Scarborough, Ontario.

FROM THE FAMILY