James “Jim” C. Campbell Sr.of Lowell, Devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather
He was married to Anita L.(Morrissette) Campbell with whom he would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on May 30th.
Born in Lowell on October 31, 1936 the son of the late Joseph A. Campbell and Margaret (McNamara) Campbell. He was a graduate of Dracut High School with the class of 1956, where he played football. He graduated from Lowell Tech with an Associate Degree in Criminology.
He retired from the Lowell Police Department in the year 2000 after 37 years.
He was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church.
Jim was proud to have been a member of the first Narcotic Squad established by the Lowell Police. Throughout his career he received many citations and awards for his service.
Jim worked at Dolan Funeral Home as an apprentice.
He was a member and former president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Jim hosted the “Sounds of Ireland” radio show on WLLH and WCAP.
He was a devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Jim loved spending time with his family at his camp in Maine.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, James “Chuck” Campbell and his wife, Kathleen of Lowell, Thomas Campbell and his wife, Lorrie of Nashua, NH; daughters, Anita and her husband, Gary Downs of Lowell, MA, Lynne and her husband, Richard Zaker of Hudson, NH, Pamela and her husband, Stephen Szablak of Lowell; brother, Robert and his wife, Linda Campbell of Andover; sisters, Mary Graham and her husband, Mike, Margaret Melanson, Patricia Boumil and her husband, John all of Dracut; brother in law, Michael Romanowski of Dracut; sisters in law, Joanne Campbell of Dracut, thirteen grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews; he is also survived by sisters and brothers in law of the Morrissette family including, David and his wife, Catherine, Arthur and his wife Catherine, Denis and his wife, Gail Morrissette, Donald LaDuke, and Dolores Martin and her husband, Wilfred.
He was the brother of the late Joseph, John, and Walter Campbell, and Katherina Romanowski.
Visiting hours Sunday 1 to 5 P.M. Funeral Mon. at 9am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10am at St. Rita’s Church, Lowell. Burial in Richardson Cemetery, Dracut. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.