In Loving Memory


Catherine Striker Straub

Born in Otter Lake, Ontario

May 7, 1933

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

October 26, 2020

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Obituary Announcement

Straub, Catherine


Peacefully on Monday October 26, 2020 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 87. Catherine was the beloved wife of the late Edward (2019) for 67 years. Loving mother of Steve and his wife Kris, Charles and his wife Sandra, and Cathie-Ann Leonard and her husband John. Cherished grandmother of Janice, Brandy, Melissa, Krystal and Cassandra and great grandmother of Sophie. Catherine will be missed by her siblings Doreen Butler, Carol Ellerton and her husband Robert, Kenny Carter and his wife Denise. She will be sadly missed by her four-legged companion Fifi. Catherine loved her grandchildren and travelling with her husband Ed during their retirement, travelling about Canada and the US in their many motorhomes. Friends will be received at the McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street (at College Avenue) for visitation on Saturday October 31 from 1-3 pm. Cremation will follow. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Catherine’s Guestbook” at If desired, donations to Palliative Care – Bluewater Health would be appreciated.




McCormack Funeral Home

Saturday October 31

1 - 3 pm

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Lakeview Crematorium

Sarnia, Ontario


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Marion Maki

Steve & family, So sorry to read of your Mother's passing. Please know our thoughts are with you and yours. Marion & Glenn

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Jennifer Carter Ryan

The loss of your mother has saddened the entire family, we will cherish the memories of the times we spent with Cathy in Sarnia and Parry Sound. Sorry we cannot be there today , you all will be in our thoughts and prayers, Ken, Denise, Cora lee, Robert, Jennifer and Gene

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Carol and Rob Ellerton

Sorry we can't be with you at this time but thinking of you all.

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Mary and George Cook

Our thoughts are with everyone and we will have fond memories of Aunt Cathie

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Catherine Tyrie

To Steve and Kris & family. On behalf of my daughter Mary Brown and myself may we offer our deepest condolences in the loss of your Mother . May it help in some small way to know that others share in your loss. In our thoughts and prayers as you face the days ahead.

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