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Peggy A. Campailla
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  • Humane Society of Greater Akron
    7996 Darrow Rd
    Twinsburg, OH 44087

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“Michelle and family,I won't be able to make it to Peggy's service. Know you are in my thoughts and heart. Your mom and dad were so good to me while...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Debbie Bednar - Fairlawn, OH

“My mom Tina sends her condolences to the family.She knew Peggy through her friendship with Russ and Sam. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Marie Filaseta Stanley

“Peg was a treasured, life long friend of my mother. Sending the family prayers. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Robert Guzik - Ray, MI

“peg used to love to visit Ruste and his wife AND SHE WIULD COOK AND MAKE COOKIES AND BE WITH THE GRAND CHRILDREN AND THEN SHE OR THEY ALSO WOULD GO...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Bess Ratcliff - Uniontown, OH

“peg, you are with Russ now that is all you wanted so together you are you will be missed here but peg we will meet again soon and I will try and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Bess and Phill ratcliff - OH

“Frank and Jeff: You are certainly our mind and in our prayers. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Len and Debra Ripley - Charleston, SC


Akron; Peggy A. Campailla, 88 died peacefully Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the Village of St. Edward. She was a lifetime resident of Akron who enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and friends.

Peggy also loved dancing and traveling with her husband of 64 years, Russ. She was employed by Roadway Express, Mead Paper Corp., and Ohio Pure Foods before retiring. She was a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church and had resided in The Villages of Lady Lake, FL from 1991 to 2006. Preceded in death by her husband Russell (2014); parents, Michael and Mary Jane Kavanshansky; brother Mick; and sister Mary Ellen.

She is survived by her children, Russell (Mericca) of West Chester, OH, Michelle (John) Henley of Akron, OH, Frank (Jeffery) of Charleston, SC; grandchildren, Anthony (Devon) Campailla, Deanna (Kevin) Gruber, Matthew Henley, Andrew (Vanessa) Henley; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 A.M. Saturday, January 4, 2020 at The Village of St. Edward Chapel, 3131 Smith Road Fairlawn, OH 44333 where friends will be received one hour prior to Mass in the Chapel. Cremation will follow with private inurnment later at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Rd., Twinsburg, OH 44087 as Peggy loved animals.

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