Eleanor Campbell (1920-2012)
FARMINGTON - Eleanor Campbell, 92, of Farmington passed away Dec. 25, 2012 at the Pierce House in Farmington.
She was born in Chesterville on July 7, 1920, the daughter of Frederick G. and Edith M. (Youngquist) Wheeler. She was educated in the schools of Chesterville and Farmington graduating in 1937. On Sept. 18, 1937 Eleanor married Leo Campbell who passed away in 1989.
She worked as a bookkeeper for Pratt's Inc. for 28 years and was a ballot clerk since 1960. Eleanor volunteered at Mallett School for 12 years, was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church serving in the Altar Guild, a member of the Farm Bureau, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Gold LEAF Institute at UMF. She was a great cook and enjoyed making her own book, puzzles, word searches, and reading.
Eleanor is survived by two daughters, Marie Lucarelli of Jay, Patricia Volkernick of Largo, FL; her son Paul F. Campbell and his wife Muriel of Winslow; 14 grandchildren; 18 great granchildren; and one sister, Marion Filaroska.
She was predeceased by her husband Leo, two daughters Sharon Beatham and Fran Scott, two sisters Doris Pratt and Barbara Brinkley, brother Samuel Wheeler, and two son-in-laws Larry Lucarelli and Paul Volkernick Sr.
Services for Eleanor will be held in the spring at the convenience of her family. Those wishing may make donations in Eleanor's memory to The Pierce House at 201 Main Street, Farmington , Maine 04938.
Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com