Mary S. Campbell
1924 - 2021
Mary S. Campbell

Mary S. Campbell was born April 12, 1924 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Emmanuel and Katherine Skarakis, originally from Crete, Greece. She died at her home on April 16, 2021 following a brief illness. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Charles W. Campbell; her son, William E. Campbell; her brother, Tom Skarakis; and her son-in-law, Howard Berry. She is survived by her daughters, Katherine Campbell (Raymond Sinclair) and Mary Jo Berry; sister Santhy Krass (Charles) of Kenosha, Wisconsin; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mary earned a BS degree in botany and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She earned an MS degree in botany and completed coursework for a PhD in counseling there. After marrying Charles, Mary devoted most of her time to homemaking and raising their three children. She also did volunteer work including service on the Board of Education in Green Bay. Following the family's move to Cincinnati, Mary became an Assistant Dean of Women at the University of Cincinnati. Later she became the director of UC's Office of International Services, counseling hundreds of international students. After her retirement from UC, Mary helped develop the Office of International Services at Thomas More College (now, University) in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. In retirement, Mary enjoyed travelling with her husband and spending time with her friends and family. She will be remembered for her ready smile and lifelong love of nature and people. Mary will be buried with her husband and son at Arlington National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorials may be made to Thomas More University, Mary Campbell Memorial, 333 Thomas More Parkway; Crestview Hills, KY 41017. SWINDLER & CURRIN FUNERAL HOME serving the family.

Published by The Cincinnati Enquirer from Apr. 20 to Apr. 25, 2021.
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Hi! Mrs. Campbell was the first person at Thomas More College I was in contact with. She helped shape my life. By being accepted to TMC from University in Poland, this event changed the trajectory of my academic, professional and later my personal life. I knew she had a big role in it at the school. I came to the US on a scholarship for a year and now it has been more than 20 years and I’m still here. Being lucky enough to have a great family and having a successful career. We have been in touch with emails, letters and wished more in-person interactions but I moved to another state pretty soon after graduation. She was kind, caring, funny and just all around amazing person. When I continued to pursue my academic goals in college she was so proud and excited. She made a big difference in my life and I will always fondly remember her for it. Deep sympathy and condolences to the family.
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