Lauren Taylor Fuentes, age 22, passed away on October 15, 2020. Lauren was born on April 2, 1998 to Arnold Fuentes and Sylvia Anna Fuentes. She graduated distinguished with honors from W.B. Ray High School, and spent her 4 years playing the flute in the Ray band. She had then started college at TAMU-CC to pursue nursing. Lauren was employed by CCISD with the AVID program as a paraprofessional. Lauren enjoyed playing and watching all sports, especially basketball. She loved the beach, spending time with family and friends, Sunday dinners and the holidays. She cherished the moments she spent with her family, especially her siblings and parents. Lauren was a compassionate person, who cared for her ailing grandmother, until her passing in June. Lauren will always be remembered for her smile and her kind heart. Lauren was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Lauren is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Sylvia G. Garcia.
Left behind to cherish her memory is her mother, Sylvia Anna Fuentes (Alejandro Salinas), father, Arnold Fuentes (Mirna Fuentes), brother, Zachary Jacob Castillo (Amanda Rosenbaum), sister, Katie Julianne Fuentes and niece, Amelia Jade Castillo.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home, a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Corpus Christi Cathedral, 505 N. Upper Broadway, Corpus Christi, TX. 78401. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to serve, as pallbearers, are Zachary J. Castillo, Brandon Henry, Shane Kile, Oscar Salinas, Kyle Jones, Joshua Perez and Jonathan Perez.
Honorary pallbearers are Alejandro Salinas, Arnold Fuentes and Albert Fuentes.
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