Sharon Campbell, Scotchtown

Sharon Ann Campbell, Scotchtown

1949 - 2020

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Obituary of Sharon Ann Campbell, Scotchtown

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of our precious mother, wife, sister, and grandmother, Sharon Ann Campbell, 70,​ surrounded by family at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, March 5, 2020 after a short battle with cancer.​ ​ Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of Ambrose and Margaret (Kennedy) MacNeil.​ ​ Sharon's kind and nurturing nature lead her to a career as a CNA​ with her passion helping sick children in paediatric wards. She had given up her nursing career early to create a happy and loving home with her husband, Jerry, ​for their three daughters. ​ ​ Surviving are her husband, Jerry Campbell; children, Kelly Campbell (Eddie), Lingan, Cathy Campbell (Keith), Scotchown, Glenda Corbett, New Victoria; sisters, Chris Gallant (Jim), Ontario, Eleanor Gillis (Butch), Victoria Mines; grandchildren, Alex, Ava, Jacklyn, Quintin and Liam; one ​nephew and several nieces.​ ​ ​Sharon was beautiful inside and out. She dedicated her life to her family and never asked for anything in return. For her family, she was a shoulder to lean on, a shoulder to cry on and a never ending source of laughter and smiles. She was happiest while spending time with her​ family, especially her grand babies. ​ Besides her parents, Sharon was predeceased by her sister, Karen MacNeil; in-laws, Francis and Katie Campbell, and son in-law, Ralph Corbett. ​ ​ There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass of celebration will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. A luncheon will follow at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Donations in her memory can be made to the Hospice/Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton.​ Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: The family would like to thank the nurses at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital for their kindness shown during her time spent there. Also, the Doctors, Nurses, ​and volunteers at the An Cala Palliative Care Unit for the care and kindness shown to our beloved mother at the end of her journey.

Funeral Mass

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Parish Church Of Saint Leonard
3180 Mount Carmel Ave
New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada