Margaret Thomas Campane, 93, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Whitney Manor with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis W. Campane. Margaret was born in New Haven on February 4, 1925; daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Porto Thomas. She worked as a secretary for Connecticut Container Corporation for many years until her retirement. Margaret was a member of the Hamden-North Haven AMVETS Post #9 Ladies Auxiliary. Proud mother of two daughters: Maria (Paul) Guidone of Cheshire and Margaret Campane (Craig Colten) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Grandmother of Lisa (Ryan) Herrington of Trumbull; Christopher (Julie) Guidone of Fayetteville, New York; and Megan (John) Pasvankias of Darien. Great grandmother of Anthony, Dominic, Caroline, Joseph, Sophia, and Emilia. Predeceased by her siblings Mary Antonetti, Ann DePalma, JoAnn Moore, Michael Thomas, Joseph Thomas, and Paul Thomas. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, her family meant the world to her. She enjoyed traveling, going on Sunday car rides with her husband, playing cards with her sisters, and swimming in her pool with her grandkids when they were younger. She was kind and caring and brought love and laughter to her family. She will be remembered for her bright smile, huge heart, and strong spirit. Her family loves her deeply and will miss her so very much. Her grandkids especially thank her and their grandfather for always being there for them and bringing so much joy to their lives. They will carry them in their hearts forever.
Family and friends may call on Friday morning, December 7th, from 9:30 to 11:00 in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish at Saint Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven at 11:30. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at www.michaeljfox.org/get-involved/donation2.php.