Dorothy Frances Campbell

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Dorothy Frances Campbell (Courtemanche) entered the arms of the Lord on Sept. 30, 2009, surrounded by the love and music of family and friends. She was born in Brockton, Mass., on Dec. 28, 1928 to Wilfred and Beatrice Courtemanche.

In 1951 she joined the U.S. Navy where she was stationed in California. She met and married the love of her life, Arnold Baxter Campbell, from Moundville, Mo., in 1952. They lived in Maryland, Missouri and Massachusetts until finally settling in Arizona in 1969. They established Campbell's Granite Surface Plate Service in 1975 and enjoyed traveling the country with the business for the next 34 years.

She is survived by her husband Arnold; sister Marie Cook; brother Albert; four children Linda, Steve (Brenda), Mike (Kathy) and Rick (Nicole); and was blessed with 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers John and Robert; sisters Doris and Sylvia; and grandson Scott.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with Rosary at 7 p.m., at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Service will be held at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to St. Mary's Food Bank, 2841 N. 31st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85009 or Covenant House and Hospice Family Care, 950 N. Arizola Road, No. 2, Casa Grande, Ariz.