Catherine J. Canfield, 67, of Medina, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born May 31, 1951 in Bucyrus, Ohio.
Catherine retired from Medina Hospital as a Registered Nurse after 35 years of service. She was an active and faithful member of St. Ambrose Parish. She shared her love for Christ and others by serving in many areas of the church including the community meal, summer festivals and caring for her own garden plot. Catherine touched many lives across Medina County and Key West, Florida, where she lived for many years with her husband, Paul. It was in Key West, she found joy in mentoring children and volunteering at local hospitals. The joy she found in helping others was abundant and perpetual.
She is survived by her loving son, Matthew (Lori) Canfield; granddaughters, Taylor Gurka and Samantha Price; mother, Gertrude (nee Niedermeier) Striker; siblings, Peggy (James) Vasel, Terry Striker, Randall Striker, Ronald Striker, Mary "Jan" (Dave) Rinader, Eric Striker and Scott (Cheryl) Striker and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Canfield; father, Muryl Striker and brother, Dennis Striker.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
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