Lucille Jane Landon Campbell, 93, died peacefully Feb. 20, 2019, in Bar Harbor. She was born March 16, 1925, in Auburn, N.Y., the daughter of Leland and Anna (Myer) Landon.
Lucille and her friend Jane MacLeod came to Bar Harbor in the summer of 1947 to waitress at the Mary Jane Restaurant. While working in Bar Harbor they both met their future husbands and Lucille married Jim Campbell in 1948.
Lucille graduated from Cortland State Teachers College. While her children were young she ran her own nursery school in the basement of her house and then went on to teach kindergarten and first grade for many years at the Bar Harbor elementary school. Lucille was an active member of the Bar Harbor community, volunteering time for the MDI Hospital Auxiliary and Jesup Memorial Library, always ready to bake for any bake sale. She was a member of the Bar Harbor Congregational Church for 60 years.
Lucille is survived by her four children, Marcia Campbell of Weymouth, Mass., Janet Sullivan and husband James of Braintree, Mass., William Campbell and wife Laura of Madison, Wis., and Barbara Campbell of Braintree, Mass. She is survived by six grandchildren, Karen Kronewitter and husband, Jon, Laura Lander and husband, Chris, Mary Kenney and husband, Tim, Peter Campbell, James Campbell and wife, Jackie, and Jane Campbell. Lucille had four great-grandchildren, Charlie and Tommy Kronewitter, Kathleen Lander and Declan Campbell. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, James Campbell.
A service in celebration of the life of Lucille will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Interment will be at Ledgelawn Cemetery with a lunch reception to follow. Those who wish may make a donation in her memory to Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
The family of Lucille wishes to thank the staff at Birch Bay Retirement Village for taking wonderful care of her during the six years she lived there.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.