Nov. 21, 2012
Mark Allan Campbell, 63, of Wyoming, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, surrounded by his family.
He was born at the Norfolk Naval Hospital, Virginia, on Aug.3, 1949, to the late Allan and Marcia Campbell. He was a graduate of Kingston High School and Wilkes-Barre Business School.
Mark, along with his grandfather, operated Kitsee Auto Store and Autostors Inc. From there, Mark moved on to work for Bear Alignment and most recently put his creative talent to work in his construction business, Campbell's Home Improvement & Repair. Mark was as a member of the Factoryville Sportsman's Club and Kingston Lodge 395 Free and Accepted Masons, where he served as master in 1992, 2003 and 2004. Both organizations brought him great joy and enduring friendships.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and brother, Harry.
Mark is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Rita; their children, Andrew and his wife, Katie, of Tokyo, Japan; Andrea Irwin and her husband, Lee, of Alexandria, Va.; grandchildren, Luke Irwin and Ford Campbell. He is also survived by his sisters, Sally Salach, Wyoming, and Laurie Krakowski, Dallas.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 6 p.m. in the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the brothers of Masonic Lodge 395 and Rev. W. Charles Naugle officiating. Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations are made to the Ponseti International Foundation for the treatment of congenital clubfoot. Mark's grandson, Luke, was born with the condition and he was passionate about his treatment. Memorial donations can be made in Mark's name through the University of Iowa, where Luke was treated, at www.uifoundation.org/ways/memorial.