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Regis A. Campbell

07/21/1927 - 04/26/2022

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Obituary For Regis A. Campbell

Regis A. Campbell
July 21, 1927 – April 26, 2022

Regis A. Campbell, 94, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center.
Regis was born in Altoona, son of the late Joseph and Marie (Hoyer) Campbell. On August 4, 1951 he married Theresa E. Heim.
He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Theresa; four sons: Dr. Terence J. Campbell, Stephen J. Campbell both of Altoona; Regis J. (Florence) Campbell of Chest Springs; and Patrick Campbell of Tyrone; two daughters: Caroline (Thomas) Lynn of Hollidaysburg and Suzanne (Gary) Ponchock of VA; five grandchildren: Alex-Rae Campbell, Sara Campbell, Jordan (Ellen) Campbell, Andrew Lynn and Samantha Lynn; a brother, Paul Campbell of Altoona and numerous extended family members.
Regis was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Campbell; granddaughter, Vicki Joy Ponchock; grandson, Aaron Campbell; and brothers: Bernard, Robert, James, Dave and Phil.
Regis was a 1947 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School and was a US Navy Veteran of WWII. He retired as a Prudential Insurance agent.
Regis was a devoted husband and father. He was also member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and was a previous member of the barbershop quartet. He enjoyed puzzles and spending time with his grandkids. He was friendly, outgoing and well liked by many and will be missed dearly.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church by Fr. James Dugan. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2716 Broad Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601.
Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 04/29/2022

    Dear Campbell Family... My condolences on your loss of Regis. He & my Dad, Don Van Sickel, sold Fuller Brush together many years ago. Regis was always a friendly, kind man. God bless your family at this time. Sincerely Terri L. (Van Sickel) Wesner

  • 04/28/2022

    Sue and family, Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire Campbell family during this time. I will always remember our Our Lady of Lourdes School Days and seeing your Dad and Mom sitting in the front porch on Broad Ave when mom and dad took us out to church. We lost mom 5 years ago when she was 92 and she said to us don't shed any tears because I am going to a place where I can be with my three sons and my husband and I have waited a very long time. She told us to be happy for her and celebrate. I am sure your father is celebrating also Sue with his daughter, his brothers and parents. Blessings upon all of you Mary Gaeto Dodson

  • 04/28/2022

    Very Sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Campbell. our thoughts and prayers go out to the Campbell family in this sad time. Bernie Shea and Family

  • 04/28/2022

    I was fortunate to have worked with Regis for many years while I was a member of the office staff at Prudential. His fun, outgoing personality was a bright spot at the office every morning. Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories of him. God bless all of you. Janet (Weyandt) Nearhood

  • 04/28/2022

    To the Campbell family, I worked with Regis at Pru in the late 70's, John Hescox was our manager. I was a small part of Regis life, but he was a big part of mine. My condolences to your entire family. Thanks Regis

  • 04/27/2022

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Craig and Patty Meyers

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