Mario W. Campbell

Date of Passing:

March 20, 2024

Campbell, Mario W., 80, of Country Side Lane, Riverside, died peacefully on March 20, 2024 at the Orchard View Manor surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia M. (Pina) Campbell.

Born on August 16, 1943 in Panama, Panama City, a son of the late Morris Campbell and Miriam Blair.

Mario migrated to the United States in 1962 at the age of 19 years old. He resided In Boston, Massachusetts until 1975 before moving to East Providence, Rhode Island.

Mario had worked as a sales associate for telecommunication and the retailing industry for many years before retiring from Harris Nursing Home, East Providence in 1999 as a custodian.

He enjoyed music especially Jazz, playing dominoes and watching soccer. He was an avid Boston sports fan. Most of all, he enjoyed hosting 4th of July and Thanksgiving celebrations for his family and friends. But most of all he loved spending time with his youngest grandsons Chris and Cade.

Besides his wife Cynthia, of 48 years, he is survived by his three sons, Derrick Campbell and his wife Stephanie of Lincoln, Mario Campbell and Eduardo Campbell, a daughter, Barbara Schand, three brothers, Emilio, Morris and Ivan Campbell, a sister Beatrice Campbell, all of Mattapan, MA, four sisters-in-laws, Erla Franklin of Mattapan, MA, Donna Corriea, of East Providence, Sheila Brown of Fall River, MA and Nancy Rodgers of Cupertino, CA, a brother-in-law Michael Pina and his wife Angela, of Goldsboro, NC, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was the brother of the late Victor Franklin, Clifford Franklin, Ronnie Blair, and Delores Johnson.

His funeral will be held on Monday, March 25, 2024 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:00 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis Xavier Church, 81 N Carpenter Street, East Providence at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

Calling hours Sunday 4-7p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in Mario’s memory to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 2216-7023 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Condolences Cousin Cynthia , and Family . Sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Paradise. Regrets for my tardiness, I just heard of your loss.

  2. Dereck and family I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Cynthia & Derrick,
    On behalf of my mom and myself, we extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved husband and father. He was a dear brother-in-law, and uncle who will be deeply missed. I pray that all the special memories that you have of him will sustain you now and into the difficult days ahead. May his soul rest peacefully in the hands of the Lord.

  4. We are very sorry for your loss. Mario was always kind and welcoming with that beautiful smile. May he rest in eternal peace and your loving memories provide you all peace and comfort. God bless.

  5. Wishing you comfort and peace during this difficult time πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½

  6. Dear Family,
    The Creator will send his twins, grace and mercy, to comfort you. They will walk this journey with you. He will sustain your strength. Be strong. Be blessed. Be encouraged. Love you all dearly. πŸ™πŸ½βŒβ­•οΈ

  7. Our deepest sympathy for the family. May God give you strength in this difficult time.

  8. I send my condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss. May he Rest in Peace.

  9. Hello Cynthia so sorry for ur loss wishing u and ur family the strength to deal with the loss of ur husband ill definitely be keeping y’all in my prayers

  10. Dear Cynthia, Derrick and family,
    Luis and I send our sincere condolences and prayers for your loss.May he Rest In Peace and my his memory , love and God’s blessings sustain all of you.

  11. Cynthia, please excuse my Spanglish. I meant in which we developed a great friendship. And a great friendship it was.πŸ«‚

  12. It’s is with a heavy heart we send our deepest condolences to the Campbell family. So very sorry for your loss. May the memories always be a sweet reminder of all the goodness you all shared together.

  13. I’m glad I had the opportunity to work with Mario for so many years as a salesperson, witch develop to a great friendship. Cynthia, please accept our deepest condolences.
    Rogelio and Cindi

  14. Sorry for your loss brother. My condolences to you and your family. He was a great man, who left an amazing legacy.

  15. My sincere condolences πŸ’ to the entire Campbell family.
    Prayers of comfort and peace.

  16. Cynthia & Derrick,
    Please accept my condolences on the loss of your Husband/Father/My Uncle.
    I’m know he will be missed also by Family & Friends…πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ

  17. I was deeply saddened to learn of Mario’s passing. He was a kindhearted and sweet man who brightened the lives of those around him.

    I will fondly remember the stories Mario shared with me at family gatherings about his journey from Panama to build a life in the United States. He had such an adventurous spirit and zest for life. Mario’s tales of adapting to a new country, culture and way of life were always engaging and insightful. You could feel the appreciation he had for the opportunities America provided him.

    Mario’s warm smile and positive attitude will be dearly missed. He left a lasting impression on all who knew him. During this difficult time, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Mario led a very full life and made wonderful memories with his loved ones. May those cherished memories bring you comfort.

    With Deep Sympathy,

    Rest in power Mario πŸ•ŠοΈ

    Chris, Tiffany, Forrest and Brayden

  18. So sorry to hear of Mario’s passing! Prayers of comfort peace and strength during the coming days for you all. Love, The Rivers Family

  19. I hope ya mother finds peace and comfort on the day to come, sending love and blessings to ya family, if u need anything I’m a call away..Gbless ya family my bro. BIG BUTCH….

  20. My deepest heartfelt condolances to Cynthia, Derrick and family. Mario will be missed. He is now resting in the arms of his Savior Jesus. β™₯️

  21. Derrick

    My deepest sympathy for you and your family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. πŸ™

  22. To all of the Campbell family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of Mario, May he Rest in Peace πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎ

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