The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 19, 2013

Rose T. Thompson-Campbell


Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — Rose Theresa Atrozskin Thompson-Campbell, age 82, of Conneaut, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home with her sons at her side, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Rose was born Oct. 3, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Lawrence and Catherine Ann Groski Atrozskin. She attended Beaver Center School until 1945 then went to Conneautville until 1949. In 1950, she married Melvin M. Thompson.

Rose sang in the school choir and at the First Baptist Church in Conneaut. She was a volunteer at Right Track and also at Chestnut Elementary schools back in 1995. She was Vice-President of Beaver Center Alumni and a member of the Rebecca’s of Conneaut and the “Sunshine Club”. Rose worked for Deck Vending from 1997 to 2011.

In 2008, Rose was given many awards from the Conneaut Fire Department, the Governor of the State of Ohio and the American Red Cross for saving 9 people from a burning house on 15th Street in Conneaut. Rose enjoyed working in her garden and loved her cat and dogs. She especially loved spending time with her family and most of all playing with her grandchildren. She always looked forward to going to church on Sunday.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her second husband, Richard Campbell; and her companion, Harold Harris.

Rose is survived by sons, Richard and Annette Thompson of Conneaut, William and Jean Thompson of Jefferson, Ohio, Lawrence and Debbie Thompson of Austinburg and Benjamin and Nancy Thompson of Conneaut; a brother, Joseph and Onilee Atrozskin of Conneautville, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20th, at RAISIAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut.

Funeral Service will follow at 4 p.m., Wednesday, at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. Brian Ewig, Interim Pastor, officiating. Burial of Rose’s ashes will take place at a later date in Conneautville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Obituary and condolences at www.raisianfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.