Erin Morgan Catterton
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Erin Morgan Catterton, affectionately known as "Pete", 22, beautiful daughter, sister, aunt, granddaughter, cousin and friend passed away July 29, 2015, with her family and friends by her side at the Mandrin Chesapeake Hospice House in Harwood, MD. Erin was a child brain cancer survivor at the age of four and was taken too soon by uterine cancer. Erin's happiest moments were spent every day by her mother and father's sides enjoying anything from small shopping trips to vacations in Nashville and Savannah. She adored quality time with her siblings, her family, her dogs, her friends, and brightened the lives of all who knew her. She loved Hello Kitty, horses, tinkerbell, to wear pink, paint, draw, watch Price is Right & QVC, listen to country music, take her chances on scratch-offs, play bingo for hours, share her amazing giggle with others and walk 3.1 miles annually at the Race for Hope raising funds for Brain Cancer in Washington, D.C. She was a dog walker to Bandit and Rosie who will miss her treats. Erin continues to be a constant inspiration and strong survivor presence to those who have suffered from or supported those with cancer. Erin is preceded in death by grandfather, Bill Catterton "Pop", of Harwood, MD and her faithful dogs Snow White and Lewis. Erin is survived by her parents Scott and Debbie Catterton; her brother Scotty Catterton, Jr.; her sister Elizabeth Gilliam and brother-in-law Michael Giliiam; her grandmothers Betty Catterton and Connie Halkovich; her grandfather Charles Richards; her niece Baileigh Catterton; her nephews Rex Fullerton and Ryan Gilliam and her dog Tinkerbell. A visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Hardesty Funeral Home, P.A., 905 Galesville Rd. in Galesville, MD. A mass will be held on Monday at 11:30am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church 101 Owensville Rd.in West River, MD. Interment to follow in the Church Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic in her memory.




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Published in The Capital Gazette on Jul. 31, 2015.
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July 27, 2020
Dearest Angel Erin...my beloved Granddaughter...Words cannot express the loss we still have in our hearts...Five years ago God took you to be with the Angels...I totally understand how God wanted you in Heaven....why? You were our Angel & made life heaven on earth for us!!!! I thank God every day for the honor & privilege of being your Grandmother...God blessed our family with you....the purest soul I ever knew...who never said an unkind word about anyone...who brought nothing but joy, laughter, love to everyone who knew you. You will remain forever in the hearts & souls of all of us who loved you....and that was anyone who ever met you my love. Thank you for being 'Erin'--such a joyful, loving soul!!!! Love and blessings forever from Your Nana Connie
Connie Halkovich
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August 11, 2015
Dearest Erin, God needed a 'Special' angel in heaven--he looked down & saw you. You have been a special angel in our lives since the day you were born--full of light, love, sunshine--always seeing the good in others...never saying an unkind word about anyone...loving life to the fullest...giving those you love all that you had to give of yourself...anyone who knew you, loved you wholeheartedly...all seemed to see the light surrounding your life...the pure, innocent soul and spirit that you had...We will love you forever & cherish those precious memories we shared with you....treasuring each and every minute we had with you...wishing we had just one more minute to share with you...God be with you, dear sweet Erin....as you and your love will always be in our hearts and souls. I will love you forever...Your Nana
August 5, 2015
God gave you your wings baby girl now fly high you will truly be missed my thought an prayers are with your sweet family I pray that god keep his healing hands on this family as they go through this very difficult loss of there loved one
Tiara Smith an Family
August 4, 2015
Elizabeth please pass on our prayers and condolences to your family. Rejoice in knowing that she sitting with our Lord Jesus Christ in peaceful harmony and will always remain in the hearts of everyone that she touched. Know that we are thinking of you and our hearts are with you and your family. Your PSC FOIA Friends
Glenn Voelker
August 3, 2015
May your memories bring your comfort at this difficult time. So sorry for your loss
Jennie Y
August 3, 2015
Debbie, Scott, and family....I m so sorry for your loss of Erin....I have no words of wisdom ......you will have to trust your faith and believe that God has different plans ....an Angel in heaven....I will keep your family in my prayers......God Bless...with love Bonnie
Bonnie Kershaw
August 3, 2015
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Dawn Barnhill
August 1, 2015
I can't begin to tell you how Erin's passing has hit me; so young, and so quick. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Barry Cornwall
August 1, 2015
We are so very sorry for your loss. Erin sounds like quite the young lady. I always thought there was something special about her when I'd see her at the store. all of our thoughts and prayers go out to the family in this time of sorrow may god bless you all!!!
michelle wallace
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