Marion C. Cornelius Campbell, age 79, of New Castle, an avid baker and cat lover, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, in the Butler Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
Born August 8,1942 in Indiana, PA; she was the daughter of the late Harry “Cap” and Mary Ellen Miller Leise.
She was Presbyterian, and enjoyed attending Crossroads Church in Cranberry Twp.
After 18 years, she retired as an Anesthesia Technician from the former St. Francis Hospital in New Castle.
Marion will be remembered for baking cookies, gardening, cooking and her love for family and friends. She loved her fur babies and adored her grandbabies Marcus and Hannah, as they were her pride and joy.
She is survived by her husband Earl Campbell, who she married July 18, 2004; her children Terry W. (Debbie) Cornelius of New Castle and Sheila R. (Robert C.) Lubert of Sewickley; her grandchildren Marcus F. Lubert and Hannah M. Lubert of Sewickley; two stepsons; several step grandchildren and four step great grandchildren; her brothers Donald Leise of Ellwood City and Richard Leise of Glens Falls, NY.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William F. Cornelius, who passed away July 20, 1996; brother Harry “Bud” Leise, and her sister Thelma Heasley.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Oct 7,2021 from 2pm to 7pm at Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, pc., 387 Main Street, Prospect. Additional visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 8,2021 from 11am until time of service at 2pm in the Raisley Funeral Home with Julie Moran, her step granddaughter, from the Crossroads Church, officiating.
Interment will be at the Mountville United Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Portersville.
Per Marion’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
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