March 25, 1939 ~ August 21, 2000
Born in: Roanoke, VA,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
A native of Roanoke, VA, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Edith Gormican. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Kunz and Anne Gormican. She was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Roanoke and received her RN Degree from the Roanoke Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
She retired from the Restorative Care Unit after fifteen years of service with St. Joseph Hospital in Asheville. She also volunteered with Mountain Area Hospice, the Literacy Program of the Buncombe Baptist Association, and with Loving Food Resources.
She was an active member for 36 years of St. Joan of Arc Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and where she served on various church boards and commissions. She was a charter member and former chairperson of the SJA Caring Hearts AIDS Ministry.
She is survived by her husband, David F. (Sonny) Campbell; two daughters, Kimberley DeSimone and her husband Douglas of Charlotte and Kelly Jane Campbell of Brussels, Belgium; two sons, Timothy F. Campbell and his wife Sandra of Old Fort and Patrick A. Campbell of Horseshoe; one sister, Mary Nofsinger of Pawleys Island, SC; and grandchildren, David Thomas Campbell, Nicholas John DeSimone, Christian Joseph DeSimone, Felicia Schuler, Crystal McHone, Amanda Johnson and Jessie Johnson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Thursday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church by the Rev. Father John M. Pagel. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home after which her family will receive friends until 8:30 pm.
Memorials may be made to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 919 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806.
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