Campbell, Ona

May 23, 1919 ~ January 1, 2021

CAMPBELL, Ona Fay (nee Newman) – Age 101, formerly of Brigden, but resided at Fiddick’s Nursing Home where she passed away peacefully on Friday, January 1, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Donald Campbell. Loving Mom of Doug and the late Karen Campbell, Barb and Jim Morley. Loving Grandma of Michelle (Bruce) Baker, Tracey (Mark) Sitzes, Jason (Kym) Morley, Jeff (Denise) Morley, Jeremy (Naomi) Morley. Cherished Great-Grandma of Josh, Julia and Jordan Morley, Tyson and Hayden Sitzes, Ayden and Ryden Morley, Walker and Harlin Morley. Predeceased by her parents William and Sadie Newman and brothers George, Lyle, Lee, Robert, Melvin and Dean. Survived by her sister Jean. Ona lived and worked on the farm near Brigden for most of her life, then moved to Brigden Park Place, Albany then Fiddick’s in Petrolia. Ona loved spending time with her family and celebrating all special occasions. She was an amazing baker, spoiling us with her rolls, tarts, cookies and popcorn balls. She was known to her family as a special Mom, Mother-In-Law, Grandma, Great-Grandma, Sister, Sister-In-Law, friend, Old Nanny, Fay, the Big O and Smiley. Thanks to the staff at Albany and Fiddick’s for the amazing care.

Due to provincial Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at the graveside.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Legacy Lappers or L.C.D.S. (


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  1. Frank and I were so very saddened to hear of the passing of Ona. I remember times of her quit wit and humour on card nights laughing with my mother-in-law Joan Muller. She will be missed. Please except our sincere condolences! God Bless your family and may He bring you all peace and strength at this difficult time.

  2. Barb, Jim and Doug:
    So sorry to hear of your Mom.
    What a statement…101 years. Good for her!
    Your Mom was a special woman… always happy and smiling.
    God Bless her

  3. Our sincere sympathy to Barb & Jim, Doug & your families on the passing of Ona. She was a lovely lady and adored by all. Sending prayers and hugs to everyone!
    Gail & Randy

  4. We send our deepest sympapathy at the loss of your dear mother and join you in celebrating a long life well lived.One by one we say goodby to our Calvary seniors. Melvin and Lorraine Hayward

  5. Barb & Jim & family, So sorry to hear of the passing of Ona. She was a great lady & had a long full life. Mom & I were sure happy to be invited to her 100th birthday party. Thinking of you all during this sad time. Brian & Jane Racher

  6. Tracy and Mark, Michelle and Bruce, Barb and Jim, Doug and families. So sorry to hear of Ona’s passing…just a wonderful, wonderful lady.

  7. Barb, Jim & family – our sympathy in loss of your Mom, you have many good memories of her life!

  8. Tracy, Michelle and families So sorry for the loss of your grandmother. May your memories give you comfort.

  9. Barb, Jim & family,
    Our condolences on the passing of Ona, by all accounts she was a great lady that has left a legacy of great family memories.
    May she Rest In Peace

  10. Sincere sympathy to Barb& Jim, Doug & your families on the passing of Ona. She was a wonderful & gentle woman, so easy to have a good chat with. Keep your memories close, you will have lots of good ones.

  11. Our deep sympathy to all of you on the passing of your dear Mom and grandmom and great grandma. You have so many wonderful memories that will comfort you as you grieve her passing.

  12. Dear Uncle Doug, Michelle & Bruce,Tracey & Mark. Barb & Jim and family. So sorry for your loss. Ona was a special lady and will be greatly missed. Thinking of you all at this time.

  13. So sorry for your loss, Ona was a great woman and will be terribly missed. Our thoughts and prayers to thr family.

  14. To Barb,Jim and family,
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. What a long life she enjoyed. Sending our condolences to you all. Stay strong.

  15. Our Sympahys to Barb & Jim and family. She was a good women and enjoyed a long life. She will be missed. Chuck & Betty Lauwereys.

  16. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the Campbell extended families.
    Ona was a wonderful woman and she will be missed but never forgotten
    Dave and Mary Steadman

  17. Thinking of you Barb, Jim, Doug and families during this difficult time.
    Ona was a wonderful lady!

  18. Dear Barb, Jim, Doug and families. I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear Mom, Grandma and Great Grandma. She was a gentle , kind lady and will be missed. She will live on in your many memories. Love Jan

  19. Barb, Jim, Doug and families. Memories are what will keep you going through this difficult period. Hoping your children and grandchildren have special memories to cherish. Even after all these years that I have not lived on the second line, I can still picture her smile. She was a special lady.

  20. Doug, Barb, Jim and families. Ron and I are sorry for the loss of your Mom, Grandma…Ona was a great lady. I have many fun memories of her especially with Alice at Park Place. May great memories help you all through this difficult time. Sincerely Ron and Jackie Atmore.

  21. Michelle,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandmother. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

  22. Jim and Barb and families
    We are sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful lady.
    Condolences to you and your families.

  23. Barb, Jim and family. We are so to read of Ona’s passing and so sorry for your loss. You have wonderful memories of your Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother. Hold those memories dear… will have them with you always. Hugs… Beth & Paul Aicken

  24. Barb Jim and Family
    So sorry to read of your moms passing. It is hard to lose a parent at any age. Cherish the memories, she sounded like a wonderful lady!

  25. Jim and Barb and families
    We are sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your families. Cherish your memories.

  26. I send my condolences to you and to your family during this time of sorrow. The Bible gives a real hope and it promises that your loved one will soon come back to life in a peaceful paradise on the earth. (John 5:28, 29)

  27. We are sending our condolences to the family and friends who knew Ona. Our thoughts and prayers to the family.
    Every day will be a better day. She had a great and long life. The stories she told will be treasured.

    Dave and Pauline Mitchell

  28. Ba Doug and families deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom, grandma &, great grandma. Ona was a quite a lady much like her mother, Sadie. Hugs to you all as you hold on to you wonderful memories during this sad time. (((HUGS))) Deanna

  29. Barb, Jim, Doug and families
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Treasure all the beautiful memories in your heart.

  30. Doug, Barb and families,
    So sorry to hear that Aunt Ona has passed away but glad that she is now at peace. The last of the second line moms! Amazing that she lived for 101 years. I feel bad that covid is keeping us from being together at this time. I have many memories of her to cherish and you will also. Take care.

  31. Doug, Barb and Jim, Michelle and Bruce, and Tracey and Mark, we are so sorry to hear of Ona’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and all your family for your loss. Xox

  32. Sorry to the entire family for your loss. Incredible to have been blessed with someone to reach 101 years. Many stories and great memories.

  33. Wow the things that Ona has seen in her lifetime but I send my sympathy to the family at the lose of such a loved one. Wonderful memories warm your heart and give you comfort. God bless you.
    Marie (Dawson)Stephenson

  34. May all the memories of Ona give you comfort through this difficult time, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know her. My deepest sympathy.

  35. Doug, Barb and families,

    My condolences on Aunt Ona’s death. I will miss the visits with her at Albany House, then Fiddick’s. She kept me updated on Brigden events!

  36. My condolences to all family. She was a matriarch. She will be missed by all of you. Memories are awesome. Cherish them.

  37. My Condolences to her family, she was a great person and I recall many interactions during my time in Brigden.

  38. Barb, Jim and families.
    We are so sorry to hear of Ona’s passing. She was a wonderful lady. Sending our thoughts and prayers to you all.

  39. Barb, Jim, Doug and families. Sorry to here of your moms passing, yous have many fond memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  40. Tracey and Mark , Michelle and your entire families, so sorry to hear about the passing of your gramma , thinking of use all at this difficult time! Ron and Maureen Bailey and Family xoxo

  41. My sincerest condolences Barb, Jim and all of the family. Your in my thoughts during this most difficult time. “Hugs”
    Brenda and Rick Dennis

  42. Thinking of your families as you celebrate Ona’s life. What a great life she had and all the wonderful memories she created. She will be missed by many who loved her.

  43. Barb. Jim..,Doug,,and families
    Our sincere condolences on Ona ‘s passing ,,,she will be missed by all who loved her .
    Hugs for all .

  44. Sorry for your loss barb and family your mom was a great lady she was always smiling thinking of you at this difficult time prayers

  45. Barb, Jim and Family
    Sincere condolences on Ona’s passing. She was a lovely lady inside and out enjoyed card games with her at Brigden Park Place and visits with her at Albany. She will be missed by all who knew her. You will have many wonderful memories of her time with you.

  46. Dear Barb and Jim, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, she was a special Lady, love Mary and Joe ❤️❤️

  47. Doug, Barb and families. Our condolences to the family of Aunt Ona. Aunt Ona’s homemade dinner rolls with real butter and her oatmeal cookies are legendary. Could never leave the dinner table without having more than one! She will be missed by all knew her. RIP Ona. Wayne,Patti,Ryan,Brad,Nick and families.

  48. Barb, Jim, Doug and Families
    Deepest condolences on the passing of Aunt Ona. She was a wonderful lady who will be sorely missed by anyone who knew her. Her famous rolls and popcorn balls will always be a wonderful memory of Newman Christmases past!
    Love, Gary, Patty, Daniel & Cara