Catherine Araceli Recuenco, 14, of 11549 Selema Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at the Sanatorio Canoas in Mexico.
Born Thursday, Oct. 17, 1996, in Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the daughter of Victor Manuel Recuenco and Maria del Pilar Salazar Recuenco of Hagerstown.
She attended and graduated from eighth grade at the Mount Aetna Adventist Elementary School and planned on attending Highland View Academy. She was a member of the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she was baptized on Feb. 26, 2011. Catherine loved to read, play the piano, sing and do crafts. She also enjoyed swimming and was invited to swim with the Hagerstown YMCA.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her sister, Jacqueline Fabiola Recuenco of Hagerstown; one brother, Kevin Miguel Recuenco of Hagerstown; paternal grandfather, Luis Alberto Recuenco of Hagerstown; paternal grandmother, Pilar La Barrera of Chile, South America; maternal grandfather, Reynaldo Salazar of Lima, Peru, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, with Pastor Christopher Lee Holland officiating.
Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Interment will be at the Beaver Creek Cemetery, Beaver Creek, Md.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com