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Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home

115 Lacey Road, Whiting, NJ

OBITUARY

Helen "Joanne" (Kaiser) Campana

February 28, 1942December 22, 2019
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Joanne Campana Helen Joanne nee Kaiser Campana, 77, of Seneca, SC formerly of NJ most of her life passed away peacefully Sunday December 22, 2019. Joanne was born and raised in New Jersey. She was always very active her entire life. Since childhood she was a devout Catholic. Early on she was a member of Sodality at St Catherine RC Church in East Keansburg or Ideal Beach as it was formerly known. She was a graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank , NJ It was not long after graduating she met her husband Rich on the beach near her home. Joanne had the shore area in her blood and she never lost her love of the beach. They fell in love and those bonds of love remained strong for over 58 years. They married in 1961 and began a family shortly thereafter. While raising 5 children her time was quite occupied especially since she worked full time as an Executive Secretary and continued so after relocating to S.C. When Joanne could volunteer she became involved with Marriage Encounter and remained so at St. Mary of the Lake Parish in Lakewood, NJ She continued to be active after moving to S.C. with Engaged Encounter from 1994 through 2007. After Deacon Rich received his calling to vocational life, Joanne attended diaconate classes together with her husband from 2000 to 2007. She was a team member of the Christ Renews His Parish Program as well. She was also involve in Birth Right at Clemson University. Joanne was very involved in the Prayer Chain group for 10-12 years until very recent. Born in Red Bank, NJ she resided in the Middletown, NJ area most of her life moving to Townville in 1993. Joanne will always be remembered for her love of her children and grandchildren and even great grandchildren. Her family was the most important thing in her life.

Services

  • Funeral Liturgy Saturday, December 28, 2019

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Dawn and John Signorile

January 4, 2020

Dear Laurie,

John, Gianna and Johnny and I are so sorry for the loss of your mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May her memory be eternal and forever in your heart.

Love and prayers,
The Signorile Family

sharon campana

December 30, 2019

Bobbie Jean Barnett

December 29, 2019

Keith, we are sorry for the loss of your mother. ..Bobby & Virginia O'Shields

Sherry DeGraff

December 28, 2019

Very sorry to hear of your loss, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Carmona Bolen

December 27, 2019

Sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Sincerely,
Mike DeFonzo and theCarmona-Bolen Staff.

Bobbie jean Barnett

December 27, 2019

Keith, we are sorry for your & your family's loss..heaven gained a new angel..the barnetts (steve, bobbie & robert..)

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Biography

Joanne Campana
Helen Joanne nee Kaiser Campana, 77, of Seneca, SC formerly of NJ most of her life passed away peacefully Sunday December 22, 2019.
Joanne was born and raised in New Jersey. She was always very active her entire life. Since childhood she was a devout Catholic. Early on she was a member of Sodality at St Catherine RC Church in East Keansburg or Ideal Beach as it was formerly known. She was a graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank , NJ It was not long after graduating she met her husband Rich on the beach near her home. Joanne had the shore area in her blood and she never lost her love of the beach. They fell in love and those bonds of love remained strong for over 58 years. They married in 1961 and began a family shortly thereafter. While raising 5 children her time was quite occupied especially since she worked full time as an Executive Secretary and continued so after relocating to S.C. When Joanne could volunteer she became involved with Marriage Encounter and remained so at St. Mary of the Lake Parish in Lakewood, NJ
She continued to be active after moving to S.C. with Engaged Encounter from 1994 through 2007. After Deacon Rich received his calling to vocational life, Joanne attended diaconate classes together with her husband from 2000 to 2007. She was a team member of the Christ Renews His Parish Program as well. She was also involve in Birth Right at Clemson University. Joanne was very involved in the Prayer Chain group for 10-12 years until very recent.
Born in Red Bank, NJ she resided in the Middletown, NJ area most of her life moving to Townville in 1993.
Joanne will always be remembered for her love of her children and grandchildren and even great grandchildren. Her family was the most important thing in her life.