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Charles E. Campbell

February 14, 1918 — June 5, 2011

Wolfeboro, NH-Charles E. Campbell, 93, who resided at the Mountain View Nursing Home in Ossipee since 2005, died June 5th at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro. Born February 14, 1918, in Peabody, MA, son of the late Charles E. and Mary (Desmond) Campbell, he grew up in Beverly, graduated from Beverly High School, and has lived in Wolfeboro for over 25 years after summering here at his family's cottage on Lake Wentworth. Mr. Campbell graduated from Bowdoin College in 1939 and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Science. During WWII, he served for four years in the Army earning the rank of Sergeant, and then worked for the U.S. Diplomatic Corps overseeing the rebuilding of shattered libraries in postwar Germany. He ran a public relations program for the Federal Republic of Germany for 13 years and then started his long career in public relations for newspapers and magazines, and a fundraiser for various institutions. Mr. Campbell volunteered at both the Libby and Wright Museums in Wolfeboro, and was both active with the Clan Campbell Scottish Society of America and as a past member of the Wolfeboro Rotary Club. In 1993, he wrote a book on the History of Wolfeboro. Pre-deceased by his wife Marion (Doyle) Campbell and a daughter Marion W. Campbell, he is survived by two sons; Charles E. Campbell III and his wife Carolyn of Holliston, MA, John H. Campbell of Lake Worth, FL; three sisters Mary E. Ginty of Chadds Ford, PA, Helen M. Sheehan of Beverly, MA, Virginia Murphy of Oakbrook, IL. His grandson, Alexander B. Campbell is currently receiving his MBA at Stanford University after graduating with honors from Oxford University, England. A private graveside service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Wolfeboro at a later date. The Baker-Gagne Funeral home and Cremation service of Wolfeboro is assisting the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mountain View Nursing Home Building Fund, 10 County Farm Road, Ossipee, NH 03864-7200
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