TROY - Mary Jane Campbell, 88, of Troy, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Koester Pavilion, Troy. Jane was born on April 23, 1925, in Troy, and graduated from Troy High School in 1943. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church of Troy.
On June 11, 1971, she married Douglas Campbell and was at his side representing her hometown during his 12 years as mayor of Troy. Jane is remembered by many for her years serving as secretary for Cookson Elementary School, Edison State Community College and Miami County Mental Health Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Myrtle and Fred Davis, and son Michael McConnell (New Hampshire). She will be missed and remembered by her children, Skip McConnell and Barb Spigarelli (Kansas), Maryse McConnell (New Hampshire), Shelley and John Denney (Troy), and Joe McConnell and Erik Haagensen (New York); grandchildren, Monica and Brian Ellis, Jenniffer and Jay Carlage, Josh and Agustina Boehringer, Michelle McConnell, Marc and Kelly McConnell, Sarah and Justin Owens, Alexandra Hedrick, Alexis and Rob Bonner, and Aaron Denney; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Riverside Cemetery Chapel, Troy, with interment following. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the cemetery chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Lock Box 15120, Chicago, ILL 60693.
Friends may express condolences to the family through
Baird Funeral Home
555 N. Market St. Troy, OH 45373
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Oct. 30, 2013