John J. "Jack" Campbell, Sr.
John J. Campbell, Sr., 80
Dateline: Mansfield, MA
John J. “Jack” Campbell, Sr., age 80, of Mansfield, passed away peacefully, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by the embracing love of his family on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Therese R. (Leydon) Campbell, to whom he was wed for sixty years.
Born in Boston, MA on January 3, 1942, he was a loving son of the late William T. and Mary P. (O’Brien) Campbell.
Jack grew up in Charlestown and Medford, was a 1961 graduate of Medford Trade High School and attended the Peterson School of Engineering. He had made his home in Mansfield for the past fifty years.
Prior to retiring Mr. Campbell had worked as an Imaging Manager for twenty years for the law firm of Campbell, Campbell, Edwards and Conroy in Charlestown. He had previously been employed for eight years at WGBH Channel 2 in Allston and for twenty-six years for the Polaroid Corporation in Cambridge.
A communicant of Saint Mary’s Church in Mansfield, Jack loved being a part of the Mansfield community and gave back to the town he loved, as a former Mansfield Volunteer Firefighter and by volunteering his time at the Mansfield Food Pantry. His family was the focal point of his life and along with his wife, he enjoyed traveling.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his devoted children: John J. “Jack” Campbell and his wife Lucia of Naples, Florida, Michael F.X. Campbell and his wife Jenny of Los Angeles, California, Patrick W. Campbell and his wife Julie of Mansfield, Erin R. Campbell and her companion Brian Carr of Mansfield and Katherine-Mary T. Bouffard and her husband David of Plainville. He was the cherished grandfather of Matthew, Eric, Cullen, Jackson, Liam, Skyler, Garrett, Ryan and Nuala. He was the dear brother of Richard P. Campbell and his late wife Barbara of Florida, James M. Campbell and his wife Susan of New Hampshire, and the late William T. Campbell, who is survived by his wife Jeanette of Mashpee, Robert A. Campbell, who is survived by his wife Elaine of Quincy and Joseph S. Campbell, who is survived by his wife Mary of Medford. He is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Mass, to which relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend, will be celebrated on Saturday, May 7th at 11:30 A.M. in Saint Mary’s Church, 330 Pratt Street (Route 106) Mansfield. Burial will follow at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Mansfield.
Visiting hours are omitted and in lieu of flowers, please make donations in Jack’s memory to Our Daily Bread-Mansfield’s Food Pantry, 15A West Street, Mansfield, MA 02048 or Hope Hospice, 1324 Belmont Street, Suite 202, Brockton, MA 02301
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main Street, Mansfield.
To send his family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com