Karen West Campbell
West Campbell, 73, of South Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, September 28,
2021 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers following a protracted
battle with cancer.
orn in Millville, NJ in November
1947, she was the daughter of Dorothy (Nourse) West of Cromwell, CT and
the late Robert F. West. Following her high school graduation in 1965,
Karen went on to obtain a degree in medical technology at Hartwick College
in New York where she met her husband to be, Archie. She was employed in
the medical field for over forty-two years, most recently at the Lahey
Clinic from which she retired.
In retirement she expanded her hobbies of walking and traveling,
having traveled throughout the United States and in France, Spain,
Ireland, Scotland, the valleys of the Danube and Rhine Rivers, Costa Rica,
Karen was an active member of her local American
Volkssport Association Club and served as
treasurer of the local Two Town Walking Club. She was A long-time member
of the Order of Eastern Star and a volunteer for and participant in the
Daughters of the Nile.
In addition to her mother and husband
Archie, she is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Boutchie of Georgetown
and Meredith Graham and her husband Jonathan of NH, her three much adored
granddaughters, Riley Boutchie, Rebecca Graham and Amelia Graham, and a
younger brother, Lee West and his wife Carol of Old Wethersfield, CT.
Her funeral service will be held 11 am Tuesday, October 5 in the First
Church in Wenham, 2 Arbor Street, Wenham. Family and friends wearing
facial masks will be cordially welcomed. Visiting hours will be held 5 to
8 pm Monday, October 4 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street,
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be
made to Boston North Children’s Dyslexia Center, 79 Dutton St., Lowell, MA
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