Lorraine Campbell – May 2, 2020

Lorraine Campbell passed away peacefully on the morning of May 2,2020. She was 93 years old. Lorraine was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Born to Patrolman Michael Murphy and Cecilia Brasch Murphy, Lorraine was a Hoboken native who raised her family there. In later years she lived with her daughters in Manahawkin and finally in Toms River. She worked for many years at Steven’s Institute of Technology in the Davidson Laboratory.

Lorraine was a devout Catholic and an active member of Sts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church where she and her lifelong friend Mrs. Yolanda Frio served on the planning committee of the Sienna Club.  She went on to serve as the treasurer of this organization. Lorraine also served as President of the St. Dominic Academy ACCAP Mother’s Club and also served on several committees at Hudson Catholic. Lorraine was a pillar in the community and could often be sighted walking around town on any of her missions, always stopping to chat with friends or grabbing a bite at any of her favorite eateries. She could also be spotted at St. Mary’s Hospital visiting friends and neighbors who needed some company.

Lorraine was the Matriarch of the Murphy family. She was predeceased by her loving sisters, Doris Edgar Gogliucci, Ceclia Ulrich, and Regina Leahy. There are many nieces and nephews who have loved her tremendously and will cherish her memory forever.Lorraine was predeceased by her husband, Charles Campbell, who was the love of her life.

Lorraine is survived by her six children, Lorrie Della Fave & Dr. Al Romano, Edward Campbell & Toni Campbell, Jane Blasiak & Dave Blasiak, Mary Ann Capetola & Frank Capetola, Joan Romano, and Charles Campbell ll, as well as by her brother in law, William Campbell and his wife Audrey. As a grandmother she was blessed with 16 grandchildren whom she loved with all her heart. Dominick and Jaime Della Fave, Christopher Romano, Kimberly Campbell Fucci, Christopher and Michael Campbell, Mark and John Blasiak, Stephen, Michael and Danielle Capetola, Jillian Romano Prowitz, Justin Romano and Ricky Daly, and Michelle and Ryan Campbell. Lorraine also leaves behind 9 great grandchildren. Giada Romano, Rose Calamoneri, Emily and Nicole Fucci, Marley and Layla Blasiak, John Joseph Blasiak, Emilia Rose, and Ariana Jade Prowitz.


The family will be planning a memorial service and celebration of her life as soon as it is safe to do so. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Lorraine’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/) or Autism Speaks, (https://www.autismspeaks.org/)

Arrangements are provided by Lawton-Turso Funeral Home of Hoboken, NJ. Updates on future memorials and online condolences may be found at www.lawtonturso.com.

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home

16 thoughts on “Lorraine Campbell – May 2, 2020

  1. Dearest Lorraine may you Rest In Peace now. So glad we were able to see you last summer
    Love
    Kathy, Frank and Family

  2. Sending so many prayers of love to you and your family Aunt Joan & Ricky. We love you both so much and are praying for peace as you remember your mom/ grandma in the days to come.
    Love,
    Caitlin and Anthea

  3. May you Rest In Peace Mrs. Campbell. You raised an amazing family and I was lucky enough to be treated and looked after as I was one of your own. Sending my love.

  4. My deepest condolences to the entire Campbell family. Mrs. Campbell was such a kind and sweet lady. God Bless and May she Rest In Peace.

  5. Dear Grandma

    Thank you for the lesson taught me. Thank you for loving my children and teaching them how to play cards. Knowing you and having you in my life and my children’s life was a true blessing I will miss you and will always love you.

    Love you
    Maryann, McKenzie and Michael

  6. Lori, Eddie, Jane, Mary Ann, Joan , Charlie, and family:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I happened to reconnect with your Mom almost a decade ago (for which I am so grateful). She giggled when I told her she scared the daylights out of me, but I saw her in a different light than that of a child. What a wonderful, strong, funny and loving individual.

    I know you will carry Lorraine , her memory and her teachings with you forever…

  7. Dear grandma Lorraine I loved you from the moment I was so welcomed into your family!!! I will always remember how you loved those little cupcakes I bought you every time I visited you God has another angel now I will always love and miss you!!! My sincere condolences to the entire family ❤️❤️❤️ Love always Patty L

  8. Lorraine may you rest in peace seated where you will be forever next to God, It was my pleasure to have been able to know you and spend many times with you and enjoyed it very much will never forget them. You will be missed by everyone , but will be forever in our hearts. Your will and strength is and always will be an inspiration to me and your family who loved you very much, My condolences to all of your loving family, Forever in my heart
    Frank

  9. My family and I are so sorry for your loss. Lorraine was a sweet and wonderful woman and I had the privilege and honor of being one of her care givers. I will cherish the memories I have of her and may she Rest In Peace . We pray for you all . God Bless

  10. I am so sorry for the loss of your mom Joan and family. May she rest in peace. She was like a second mother to me in high school where I spent a lot time.
    Rest peacefully in God’s arms

  11. God Bless you Mom. Rest in Peace in Heaven. Love Charlie, say hi to Dad and Aunt Helen for me Always in my PRAYERS.

  12. To all my Campbell Cousins,
    I love you all and am so sad that your Mom is no longer here with us as the senior member of our family. I am sorry we cannot be together to share our memories and console each other. Looking forward to a time when we can all gather to celebrate her life and share our sorrow.
    Miss and love you all.
    Irene Schaefer

  13. My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to all of you. I knew your Mom way back in SsPeter and Paul school when I had Eddie in the First Grade. I never forgot her smile and love for her family. I am now in Jersey City near Bayonne. . Love, Sister Mary Luke.

  14. Our condolences go out to the entire Campbell family. Charlie you are like family to us and we love you. Patti always said you had the best mother.
    Love Patti and Fred

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