Harry Campbell

Obituary of Harry D. Campbell

Harry Dean Campbell, 97, of State College, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. He resided at Wynwood, Greenhills Village of State College for the past thirteen months, where he was well taken care of and loved by staff and residents.

Born September 1, 1925, in Bellefonte, he was the son of the late Miles Oman Campbell and Dorothy Coble Campbell. In Berlin, Germany, on September 11, 1959 he married Marita Josephine Korner, who preceded him in death on July 30, 2021. He had two sisters, Shirley Campbell Thomas and Dalene Coble Reichert who preceded him in death.

Harry is survived by his niece, Sharon Stump, husband Wayne of State College, and their three sons, Brian (Prentiss), Daniel (Nicolette) and Cory (Jennifer).

Harry graduated from State College High School in 1943. He proudly served in the United States Army during World War Il receiving the US Army Commendation Medal and retired after 27 years of service.  Harry was a generous and kind man, who proudly wore his World War Il cap everywhere. After military retirement he worked for the US Postal Service in State College for 30 years and then for Weis Markets.

Harry and Marita enjoyed their home with many gardens and the wildlife that visited daily. Their passion was raising their poodles and cats. Over the years they established many special relationships with their neighbors, especially with Frederick Fernsler, who continued visiting Harry regularly at Wynwood. They had a special relationship as well, for many years with Randy Confer of State College.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Centre County Paws, 1401 Trout Rd, State College, PA 16801.

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