Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 10, 2012 11:04 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Judith Campolo Bonham, 73, of East Pleasant Street, Mount Vernon, passed away, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 7, 193, in Newark, to the late Cary and Helen (Hall) Bowers. Judith retired as a telephone operator for Sprint. She was a member of the Women of the Moose, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Auxiliary, and the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

She is survived by four sons, Jack (Pam) Campolo of Bartlett, Ill., Joe (Vicki) Campolo of Valdosta, Ga., Jeff (Annette) Campolo of New Lexington, J.R. Bonham of Columbus; three daughters, Joy (Keith) Harris of Mount Vernon, Jeana Campolo of Mount Vernon, Janet Welch of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Cary (Sue) Bowers of Newark, Donald Bowers of Newark, Michael (Judy) Bowers of Glenford; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Judith was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Bonham Sr., as well as her first husband, John Campolo; and her brother, Gerald Bowers.

Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where a Rosary service will be recited at 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held Friday at the funeral home, beginning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Marvin Haught officiating. Burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery in Newark.

Memorial contributions can be made to Knox Community Hospital Cancer Clinic (or) Interchurch Social Services of Knox County.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Judith Campolo Bonham.

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