Catherine J. Canfield

Catherine J. Canfield, 67 of Medina, Ohio passed away on April 25, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born on 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. Preceded in death by her husband Paul Canfield, father Muryl Striker, and brother Dennis Striker. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Satuday, May 4, 2019 at 9AM at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick, Ohio 44212. In lieu of flowers, please hug and share a laugh with your loved ones. Online condolences and memories may be left at