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Donald A. Campbell 1950-2024

Donald A. Campbell, 74 of Southampton, passed away unexpectedly on May 13, 2024 in Houlton, Maine while on his annual fishing trip. Born on January 22, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA to Arthur and Gertrude (Englehart) Campbell. Don grew up in Easthampton and graduated from the former Precious Blood High School in Holyoke and earned his Bachelor's degree from Assumption College in Worcester. In 1983, he married Nancy A. Kiernan, the love of his life. They celebrated 41 wonderful years together on April 8, by traveling to Vermont to view the solar eclipse.

He started his career at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, followed by 36 years at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. He retired as the Microbiology Department Supervisor in 2012. Don was known as the 'go to' guy for his exceptional problem solving skills.

He loved music and was the keyboardist in a band called "The Midnighters" during his high school and college years. He was a passionate fisherman and made special fishing rods and tied his own flies that he shared with family and friends. Don was an active bowler and participated in bowling leagues in Northampton for many years.

As a man of many skills, he proudly restored a 1969 Corvette to very fine show quality.

He leaves his loving wife Nancy A. Kiernan-Campbell of Southampton. His brothers, Phillip of Bloomfield, CT and Robert (Eileen) of Southampton. Brothers-in-law John Kiernan (Heidi) of West Springfield, David Kiernan (Heidi) of Clayville, RI. Nieces and nephews: Steven Campbell, Matthew Campbell, John Kiernan, Leah Kiernan, Emilie Campbell, and many cousins and close friends.

His funeral will be on Monday May 20th, at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, 127 Holyoke Rd, Westfield at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Main Street Cemetery in Easthampton.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th at Boucher-O'Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St, Easthampton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Development Office, PO Box 329, Northampton MA 01061-0329.

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