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Joyce M. (Long) Campbell

August 9, 1927 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

Joyce M. (Long) Campbell, 94, of Lewisburg, entered into eternal rest, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at her home with loved ones by her side.

She was born August 9, 1927 in Lewisburg, the daughter of the late Harry and Carrie (Swinehart) Long.  On May 20, 1955 she married Franklin E. Campbell who preceded her in death on June 27, 1994.  Together they celebrated 39 years of marriage.

Joyce was a graduate of Lewisburg High School and Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for Evangelical Community Hospital starting off as a floor supervisor and went on to work in the Operating Room until she retired after 52 years of service.

She was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg, where she was a member of the Holy Sew and Sews making numerous blankets for those in need as well as knitting many prayer shawls.

While her daughters were growing up, Joyce helped co-lead a Girl Scout troop, where she enjoyed being the “cookie cupboard” and taking the girls on several trips. She always looked forward to spending time with her family and many friends. Her hobbies included traveling, knitting, sewing, reading, gardening and her most favorite, mowing her lawn.

She is survived by four daughters, Vonne Campbell, of Lewisburg Benita (David) Bower, of New Oxford, Kathy (Jeffery) Sprenkle, of Lewisburg and Sue (John) Steiner, of Sunbury; four grandchildren, Misty (Brad) Geiling, of Dover, Jeremy (Brie) Bower, of Hanover, Mandy (Curtis) Rothermel, of Mifflinburg and Kayla (Jason) Pehowic, of Lewisburg; two step grandchildren, Eric (Christine) Steiner, of Mechanicsburg and Julie (Matt) Steiner, of Northumberland: three great-grandchildren, Jadyn and Reagyn Rothermel, of Mifflinburg and Bryce Rhody, of Northumberland.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Kenneth Long, who was killed in action during WWII.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at the Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, S. Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg, where the funeral will be held at 1 p.m. with her pastor, the Rev. Justin Lingenfelter, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lewisburg Cemetery.

The family suggests that contributions in Joyce’s memory be made to Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St. Lewisburg, PA 17837, Evangelical Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr. Lewisburg, PA 17837 or a charity of ones choice.

The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Streets, Lewisburg.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 4, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Inc.
106 S. Second St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 4, 2022

1:00 PM
Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Inc.
106 S. Second St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837

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