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Rita Campbell

Rita Campbell (Turrini)

Thursday, September 1st, 1932 - Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Rita Turrini Larkin Campbell, loving wife of the late Raymond Campbell passed away peacefully of natural causes in her home on May 29, 2020. She was born on September 1, 1932 in Bridgeport where she resided her entire life. She was the daughter of the late Angelo and Pauline Turrini. She graduated from Bassick High School and worked for Warner’s/Warnaco for 36 years before retiring.

Rita is survived by her daughter Joan Andros and her husband John, grandsons Jason (Kristin) and Scott (Elizabeth) Andros and great-grandchildren Jordyn, Avery, Camden, Annabelle, and Leah Andros; her sisters Joann Kanawall (Marty), Mary Turrini, and Marlene Turrini (Lou LaViola), She was predeceased by her daughter Linda Larkin, sisters Mary Baksa and Ann Ventricelli, brothers Ernie and Angelo Turrini, brothers-in-law Ralph Ventricelli and John Baksa. She is also survived by several loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews and her best friend Shelley O’Brien.

Rita loved her exercise classes, bowling, gardening, crocheting hats and scarves for the Cancer Center and blankets (every baby she knew born in the last 20+ years has one of her baby blankets) and donating many to the Veterans Hospital. She was a dedicated Mom, Grandma, GiGi (great-grandma), Sister, Aunt, and Friend who devoted her time and energy to her family and friends. She lived her life on her own terms and left this world in the same way.

Due to the current situation and social gathering restrictions, all funeral services will be private with interment to take place in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. A celebration of Rita’s life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport. Donations in Rita’s memory may be made to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation (Smilow Supportive Care Services Fund FFLD) at 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. For online condolences, memorial tributes and to make a donation visit us at commercehillfh.com
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Commerce Hill Funeral Home
    Address
    4798 Main Street
    BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Address
    2205 Stratford Avenue
    Stratford, Connecticut 06615
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    Officiant
    Fr. Eugene Szantyr
  • Interment

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020
    Location
    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Address
    2205 Stratford Avenue
    Stratford, Connecticut 06615
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Donations are being accepted for: BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION INC.

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Elaine Dunford

Posted at 12:21pm
We have such beautiful memories of Rita aka Aunt Dee. We started our friendship as two single girls at the dead end of Palmetto Road, we shoveled together, walked together, drank wine together and she loved and helped so much with my dog Koda. Then I married and had baby Ethan, Rita was a God sent, she helped, loved and laughed all things Ethan with Brian and I. Rita was always there for us. Christmas, Easter and summer days on our patio with the rest of our wonderful neighbor's. Aunt Ree had the most beautiful heart and soul, we cherish the love and memories we have. Rest peaceful and enjoy being with all your family in heaven. Love you always
Elaine, Brian and Ethan Dunford
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All our love, Anthony and Jen

Posted at 03:43pm
Sending all our love and warmth. Wish we could be there to smile when remembering Rita's beautiful life and to all that she touched.
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Kim Daniels

Posted at 11:27am
Dearest Joanie and family,
Paul and I were very sorry to hear of your moms passing. Please know that we would be there for you and the family if we all were not facing this Pandemic. Always enjoyed being in Aunt Rita's presence. I know my granddaughter has a blanket that she made for her. A cherished piece that will be kept. I wish circumstances could be better so that we all could be together for you and the family.
Know that we are keeping Aunt Rita in our prayers and thoughts.
Keep all those wonderful memories of your mom close to your heart.
Please know that when a memorial is set in place, we will be there. Joanie we are so so sorry for your loss.
With sincere love and sympathy,
Paul and Kim Daniels and family
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Elaine Bissenden

Posted at 09:20am
To Rita's family, Bill and I are greatly saddened by the news of Rita's passing. I met Rita when she was in Marlene & Angelo's wedding party. She always had that beautiful smile. She was always there to lend a hand where needed and will be greatly missed.

Elaine Bissenden
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