Erica Jennifer Gonzalez, age 16, of Georgetown, Del. passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 as a result of cancer.
Erica was born in Lewes, Del. on May 3, 1996. Erica finished the ninth grade at Sussex Central High School last year. Erica grew up attending La Casita's Homework Program and for the past two years; she loved volunteering as a teacher's assistant. She enjoyed the beach, shopping, and most of all, spending time with her brothers and sister at home.
Erica is survived by her mother Micaela and her stepfather Cruz, her older brother Antoni, her younger brother Leonardo, her younger sister Karen, and her baby brother Jose.
Friends visited with the family on Tuesday, Oct. 2 between at Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown. Funeral Services and Burial are private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a memorial donation in Erica's name to the La Casita Homework Program c/o First State Community Action Agency, P.O. Box 877, Georgetown, DE 19947.