Michaela Jean Grove, 16, of 7823 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro, Md., passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Tuesday, March 25, 1997, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Michael Cartwright Grove and Brenda Lee (Mongan) Grove.
She was a student at Boonsboro High School, where she had just completed her sophomore year and was on the distinguished honor roll, and played on the girls varsity soccer team the past two years.
She was also a member of the 2011 indoor track state championship team, 2012 outdoor track state championship team and 2012 indoor track state championship team.
She was a member of Hagerstown Bible Church, and also played on the Locomotive FC.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her sisters, Carissa L. Belella and husband, Mitch, of Hagerstown, and Adrienne C. Grove of Boonsboro; paternal grandmother, Veronica Grove of Hagerstown; maternal grandparents, Shelva and Rodger Lohman of Sharpsburg, Md.; numerous, aunts, uncles and cousins; and special canine pal, Boomer.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Chester Grove Jr.; and maternal grandfather, Elmer Mongan.
Services will be Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Dale R. Carver officiating. Interment will be in Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 26, 2013, from 2 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for the establishment of a scholarship to honor Boonsboro High School students, in memory of Michaela, in care of Community Foundation of Washington County, 33 W. Franklin St., Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com.