Obituary of Edward Campbell, Jr.
Campbell, Edward Jr., 73, of Ocean Township, died suddenly on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. Mr. Campbell was raised in Nutley, lived in North Arlington for 33 years, and was a resident of Ocean Township since 2005. He worked as an account manager for New England Motor Freight in Elizabeth for over 20 years, retiring in 2014. Edward volunteered for many years with North Arlington sports, specifically as the "Voice of Vikings Football" and North Arlington Board of Education, serving as a past president. He had his own sports show with Comcast, interviewing both local and professional athletes. He had a great sense of humor, and above all else he enjoyed being with his family, especially during family dinners and holidays. He was the first coach his children had and in recent years, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports. Anyone who knew him loved him and he will be deeply missed. Edward is survived by his beloved wife of 49 1/2 years, Cynthia Campbell (nee Spano), by their loving children, Nicole Campbell Russo (Robert Evans), Michele Campbell Kinnas, and Eddie Campbell (Audrey), and by his cherished grandchildren, Samantha, Joseph, Addison, Bailey, Jaxson, Payton, and Chase. He was predeceased by his brother, Douglas Campbell.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Friday, June 16, 2023 from 4 - 8 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Saturday, June 17 at 8:45 AM then to Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington where at 9:45 AM a funeral mass will be offered. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Edward's memory to the JustinTime Foundation, 1 Lafayette Drive, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 or online by clicking here. You may express your condolences to Edward's family by using our tribute wall.
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Committal and Interment
In Loving Memory
Edward Campbell, Jr.
1949 - 2023
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