Campagnolo, Donald “Don”

With great sadness we, the family, announce the passing of Don. After a valiant battle to beat the odds, Don succumbed to cancer on January 23, 2017, at Hotel Dieu-Grace in Windsor. Born in Guelph on March 12, 1947 to Joseph and Lillian (Hilton) Campagnolo. A proud member of IBEW Local 804, Don spent many years working at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station and Casino Windsor as an electrician. He enjoyed the last several years teaching at St. Clair College, in Windsor before retiring in 2015. Loving spouse of Janece McLaughlin of Kingsville, beloved Dad to Kimberley McDonald (Jamie), and Nadine Campagnolo all of Guelph. Adored Pops to Shelby McDonald also of Guelph. Treasured brother of Gloria Baker (Mike) of Florida, Joseph (Linda) of Guelph, and Leanne Girardi (Roy) of Rockwood. Beloved nephew of Doreen Karn and Elsie Hunter. Uncle Don to many nieces and nephews. Don loved playing all games, travelling, and especially the beach. If you so desire, memorial donations in Don’s name may be made to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, January 26th from 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First Funeral Home, 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor 519-969-5841. Visitation will resume in Guelph at MacIntyre Gilbert & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph on Friday Jan, 27 from 5-9 pm followed by a memorial service on Saturday at 10 am. Cremation has taken place. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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