Emma Catherine Baker, 14, of Taneytown, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore.
Born Feb. 17, 1998, in Westminster, she was the daughter of David Suede and Catherine Coale Baker.
She was a student at Catoctin High School in Thurmont. She attended St. Paul United Church of Christ in Westminster.
She enjoyed playing sports, especially softball, reading and playing Nancy Drew games. She was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
She recently traveled with her family to Disney World in Orlando, Fla., a trip made possible by the Mid-Atlantic Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are sister, Gracie and Hannah Baker, of Taneytown; grandparents Bill and Francie Coale, of New Windsor; grandparents Jim and Gladys Baker, of Taneytown; great-grandmothers Jane Coale, of Union Bridge, and Susie Warner, of Frizzellburg; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 17 Bond St., Westminster.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Lucy Brady and the Rev. Dr. Marty Kuchma officiating. Interment at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Taneytown will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Mid-Atlantic Make-A-Wish Foundation, 5272 River Rd., #700, Bethesda, MD, 20816.
Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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