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James Campion, 90 – UMWA Union Rep, Enjoyed Reading About Politics and History

 

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James E. Campion, Sr. 90, of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday morning at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.

Born in Heckscherville, on February 24, 1929, he was a son of the late John and Helen (Close) Campion.

He was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School Class of 1946 and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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James was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pottsville.

He was union representative and officer for the United Mine Workers of America Union , retiring in 1988, where he also served an executive board member.

James enjoyed traveling and reading about history and politics.

In addition to his parents, James was preceeded in death by a toddler son, Kevin; brothers: Leo and Ray Campion; and sisters: Peggy Farrell and Loretta Lawler.

James is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Elison) , to whom he was married for 64 years; a daughter, Judy Ann Lenick, widow of Joseph, of Pottsville; a son, James E. Campion, Jr., husband of Claire , of Wilmington, DE; grandchildren: Caitlin and Kelley Campion, and Jacqueline Lenick; and several nieces and nephews.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 17th, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 913 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Father David J. Loeper officiating. A visitation with the family will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service in the church.

Interment with military honors will follow in St. John #2 Cemetery, Pottsville.

The family request contributions in James’ memory be sent to Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville, PA 17901.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.lordbixler.com.

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