Catherine Campbell, teacher in Anne Arundel for 25 years

November 14, 1994

Catherine "Kitty" Marie Campbell, who taught elementary school in Anne Arundel County for more than 25 years, died Friday of cancer at her home in Millersville. She was 59.

Miss Campbell retired in 1986 from North Glen Elementary School.

Earlier, she taught at Van Bokkelen, Glen Burnie Park and Point Pleasant elementary schools.

After her retirement she volunteered for literacy programs and as a tutor for people studying for the General Equivalency Diploma. Miss Campbell was named Maryland Teacher of the Year in 1972 and 1975.

Reared in Crownsville, she attended Millersville Elementary School, St. Mary's School in Laurel and Arundel High School.

In 1957. she received a master's degree in elementary education from Towson State Teachers College, now Towson State University.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Fields Roman Catholic

Church in Millersville.

Miss Campbell also was a member of O'Malley Senior Citizen Center and the Retired Teachers Association. She taught religion classes at Our Lady of the Fields to public school students.

In her spare time, she enjoyed collecting stamps, crocheting and knitting.

She is survived by five sisters, Mary Margaret "Peggy" Raupuk of Glen Burnie, Elizabeth "Betty" Hope of Millersville, Barbara Ann Jordan of Cape St. Claire, Mary Jo Campbell of Kitty Hawk, N.C., and Gertrude "Trudi" Hinze of Waldorf; three brothers, Thomas Edward Campbell Jr. of Odenton, William G. Campbell of Gambrills and Michael John Campbell of Santa Clara, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of the Fields.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Highway, Millersville, 21108; or to the American Cancer Society.

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