Obituaries

Jennifer Franceschi Campbell

Jennifer Franceschi-Campbell, age 42, passed away at her parents’ home, on Friday, July 30, 2021 after a lengthy illness. Jennifer graduated from Heritage High School in 1997. She had many jobs over the years, but her two favorites were working as a legal secretary for Christopher North, and as a Designer at Huntington Ingalls.

Jennifer is survived by her parents, Dan and Sheila (Jones) Franceschi of Hampton; her brothers, Michael (Melody Seys) Franceschi of Newport News and Todd Franceschi of Hampton; her aunts and uncles, Susan and Gary Bridges of Newport News, Eugene and Claudia Franceschi of Seaford, Delaware, and Antionette Durick of North Tonawanda, New York; along with her many cousins.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local cat shelter or ASPCA.

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.

 

20 Comments

  1. Vivian grant

    I had the pleasure of working with Jennifer at Hilton Women’s Care while she was a senior at Heritage High. She was a really sweet girl and was a great help with her computer knowledge. I still have a beautiful angel Christmas ornament she made. Prayers for comfort for her family.

    • Sheila

      Yes Vivian, Jennifer spoke highly of you. She was also our tech advisor and computer expert; one of many reasons we will miss her and her beautiful smile. Just knowing she is in a far better place makes is easier to accept our loss.

  2. Gary and Karen Knick

    Dan, Sheila and family, We are very sorry and saddened to learn of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this ever so difficult time.

    • Sheila

      Jennifer, thank you so much for your comforting words. We will always carry the memories of the times when the children were young and you were “Big Jenny” and she was “Little Jenny”.

    • Sheila

      Kevin, you were an important part of Jenn’s early adult years. She cherished your and Beth’s friendship. Remember the good times and know that she is in a far better place now, free of pain and sorrow,

  3. Bonnie Harris

    Sheila and Danny. I am so sorry for the loss of you daughter Jennifer. Prayers for you and your family.
    Sincerely, Bonnie

  4. Christopher J Harkins

    Jen was one of my favorite people to be around in middle school and high school. Always lit up a room when she entered. So sorry for your loss and this amazing beautiful soul will be highly missed. My thoughts will be with your family.

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