Shirley Ruth Campney

Campney, ShirleyFORT ANN –  Shirley Ruth Campney, 86, of Fort Ann, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2018, with her son by her side.

Born on September 6, 1931, in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Gladys (Holmes) Stark.

She was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School.

Shirley married Frank Campney and spent many happy years with him, until he passed on August 10, 1983.

Shirley worked side by side with her husband at Frank’s Auto Body Shop until his death. She then began working at the Glens Falls National Bank in Deposit Services until her retirement.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and attended the Fort Ann United Protestant Church.

Shirley loved bird watching, playing cards with her sister, her cat Bandit and spending time with her special niece Sandi.

In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was predeceased by her brothers, Tom Stark, her twin, Sherman Stark, and C. Vernon Stark; her sisters, Betty Jane Stark, Evelyn Williams and her husband Floyd, Janet Watt and her husband, Edward, Genevieve Hilenski and her husband Stanley; her brother-in-law, Joseph Britt; and her granddaughter, Ashley Marie Baker.

Survivors include her three children, Deborah Baker and her husband, Tom, Dwight Campney and his wife, Kim, Charles Campney and his wife, Karin; her six grandchildren, John Hack, Timothy Hack, Rachel Gregory, Justin Campney and his wife, Lindsay, Jonathan Campney , Jessica O’Connor and her husband, Michael; her sister, Ramona Britt; her sisters-in-law, Eileen Stark, Leona Stark, Jane Flagg; several great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including her special niece, Sandi Shaw.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, February 13, between 4 and 6 p.m. at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Funeral Services will follow the calling hours at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in the spring at the Kingsbury Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley’s name to either the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Drive, #100, Albany, NY 12205, the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 or the charity of one’s choice.

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4 Responses to Shirley Ruth Campney

  1. Ryan smith says:

    Shirley may you Rest In Peace

  2. M Jones says:

    I would like to offer my condolences for your loss. How comforting it is to know that Jehovah, the God of all comfort, will soon eliminate all grief and provide permanent consolation when “all those in the memorial tombs will hear Christ’s voice and come out”! (John 5:28, 29) God promises that “he will do away with death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” (Isa. 25:8) Then, instead of having to “weep with those who weep,” all earth’s inhabitants will “rejoice with those who rejoice.”?—Rom. 12:15.

  3. Jane Perkins says:

    To all of Shirley’s Family–she loved all of you. I have known her forever it seems. We bowled together and had great times as part of Frank’s Auto Boby team. Bowled with Romona (Moe) and so many of the sisters-if not bowling they were there to cheer her on.
    Thanks for sharing her with me–I loved her–

    Jane Perkins

  4. Carol Twiss-Yole says:

    .I am so sad to hear about my Aunt Shirley’s passing… She was a sweet lady and she will missed by everyone who had the honor of knowing her. I will miss her dearly. RIP Aunt Shirley.

    Carol. Dick and Kellie

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