Janette Scavone Campbell, 71, of Ocean View, Del., died Wednesday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Her husband, John J. Campbell, died Aug. 20, 2005.
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Born May 31, 1941, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Julia H. Remavich Scavone. A 1958 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Wilkes-Barre, Janette continued her education in nursing. Janette practiced as a licensed practical nurse for several years before she and her husband, John, moved to Maryland. There, she worked for the U.S. Government Printing Office for many years. As John's career path changed, they relocated to Las Vegas and Atlantic City for several years before retiring to Ocean View. Janette was a member of the Parish of St. Ann in Bethany Beach, and the ladies auxiliaries of American Legion Post 254, Loyal Order of Moose and the Elks Lodge.
She will be greatly missed by her family.
Also surviving are sons, John and wife, Kim Campbell, of Mechanicsville, Md.; and James and wife, Holly, of El Paso, Texas; grandchildren, Anthony and wife, Jennifer; Kristyn, Brandon, Cash, Dylan and Elle Campbell; great-grandchildren, Samanza and Leia; sisters, Carol and husband, Thomas Silvi, of Thornhurst; and Elizabeth and husband, John Strasburger, of Roaring Brook Twp.; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her beloved bichon, Jack.
A sister, Patricia Albrecht; and brother, Edward Scavone, also preceded her in death.
Celebration of Janette's life will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. from McLaughlin's — the Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., in Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 in the Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Wilkes-Barre. Entombment will be in St. Mary's Mausoleum in Hanover Twp.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Janette's family at www.cele brateherlife.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 28, 2012