She moved to the Twin Cities area while a teenager and graduated from Dennison High School in 1950. Kathryn was married to the late Michael J. Donohoe on September 29, 1951, and devoted the rest of her life to their children and grandchildren. She was a voracious reader of books and magazines and enjoyed playing cards with family and completing crossword puzzles. Her homemade Italian and American dishes were the centerpiece of family gatherings until the time of her passing. She was a lifelong Catholic and a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Dennison.
Kathryn was the last living Campisi of her generation, being preceded in death by sisters Mary, Frances, and Janie, and brothers Paul, Gaspar, James, and Anthony. Her beloved husband of 56 years, Michael, passed away on February 3, 2008.
She is survived by her four children: David Donohoe of Dennison; Debra Henry and her companion, Joe DiDonato, of New Philadelphia; Michelle Dukles and husband, Marc, of Brunswick, O.; and Cindy McConnell of Dennison; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her darling cat, Daisy.
A service, officiated by Father Anthony Lonzo, will be held on Monday, August 19, at 10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church in Dennison. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery near Dennison. Family and friends are invited to call at the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Those wishing to honor Kathryn’s memory are encouraged to make a charitable donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, Twin City Christian Service Center Food Pantry, 109 North Water St., Uhrichsville OH 44683, or Community Hospice of Tuscarawas Co., 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
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