Bertha was born the fourth of seven children on January 10, 1926 to Chester and Verda Mae Hawley in Lisbon, NY. She was the valedictorian of the North Syracuse High School class of 1943. There she met her partner for life, Frederick Dick Campbell.
Upon graduation, Bert was employed by Proctor and Gamble. Later, she worked at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital and for Psychiatric Associates of Central NY.
She was a member of the Parish United Methodist Church and volunteered at the Parish Public Library and for the Parish Elections Committee.
In addition to her husband of 70 years, Bertha is survived by her six children: Stephen (Bonnie) of Elmira; Richard (Candice) of Derby, VT; Ellen (John Foote) of Annapolis, MD; Anne Wolstenholme (Scott) of Oneonta; Charles (Tammy) of Parish; and Adam (Fabiane) of South Riding, Va. She leaves behind twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services are Private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Harter Funeral Home, 2983 W. Main Street, Parish NY.
Contributions may be made to the Henderson Fire Department 8939 NY-178, Henderson, NY 13650.