Laura Grace Barrette, 47, of Fairbanks, joined the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital because of cancer. Laura, wife of Allen Barrette, was born April 14, 1965, in Pittsburgh, Pa., and lived in Alaska for more than 25 years.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Hamilton Acres Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Hamilton officiating. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., before services. A reception will follow at the church. Burial will take place this spring at Birch Hill Cemetery.
A full obituary will be published at a later date.
The family asks those wishing to make a donation or memorial in her honor, to do so at Hamilton Acres Baptist Church, 138 Farewell Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701, (907) 456-5995; or to the J. Michael Carroll Cancer Center, 1650 Cowles St, suite 1, Fairbanks, AK 99701, (907) 458-5380.
Arrangements were entrusted to Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home.