Obituary for Gertrude Canfield (Guerin)
Camden – Gertrude Marie Canfield, 88, longtime resident of Camden, formerly of Florida and New Jersey died Monday, October 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 16, 1928 in Woodbridge, NJ a daughter of Stephen and Gertrude (Kath) Guerin and was educated in New Jersey Schools. She met and married William Andrew Canfield, he predeceased her in 2008.
Gertrude owned and operated a retail store in the Sea Girt, NJ area for over 25 years before retiring to Maine with her husband settling in Camden. She moved for 2.5 years following her husband’s death to Celebration, Florida returning to Camden to be near family.
She was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Good Hope Parish in Camden.
Gertrude was predeceased by her husband, and a sister, Mary Ellen Burns.
Survivors include three sons, Timothy A. and his wife Monalisa Canfield of Warren, ME, David and his wife Patricia Canfield of Neptune, NJ, William J. and his wife Janet Canfield of Titusville, FL, a cousin Mary Musolfof Cinnaminson, NJ, four grandchildren, Michael, Patrick, Sean and Erin Canfield, and her canine companion, Lily.
A private graveside service will be held at the Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. In lieu of sending flowers memorial contributions may be made to the P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center, P.O. Box 707, Rockport, ME 04856 or to the Salvation Army, 27 Payne Avenue, Rockland, ME 04841 in Gertrude’s memory.