Lauretta Barrett
1952 - 2021
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main St
Bradford, PA
Lauretta K. Barrett, 69, of the Emery Towers, formerly of 59 Boser Road, Bradford passed away Friday (Oct. 22, 2021) at Penn Highlands Hospital, in DuBois.
Born July 30, 1952, in Cuba, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Ethel Taylor Poore. Lori attended schools in Cuba.
On July 31, 1976 in Bradford, she married Gerald S. "Jerry" Barrett, who preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2010.
Lori was employed as a waitress and cook at the Cow Palace, Dairy Cove, Don's Place, Crosby Mini Mart, and at the cafeteria at Floyd C. Fretz.
Lori was a former member of the Moose Lodge. She enjoyed going to Bingo, playing Rummy, and listening to Country Gold Saturday Night.
Her greatest joy was cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving is one daughter, Crystal Higgins of Derry, N.H.; one son, Jon Barrett of Bradford; four grandchildren, Cayden Barrett, Jaycob Higgins, Jordan Barrett, and Xander Miskovish; five sisters, Tracy Isaman, Kelley Thompson, Muril Hadden, Colleen Thompson, and Gail Thompson; seven brothers, Richard Poore, Phillip Thompson, Bob Rhodes, Bill Rhodes, Doug Rhodes, Joe Thompson, and Ray Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather Raymond Thompson, her husband, one infant son Justin, four sisters, and two brothers.
Friends are invited to a Celebration of Lori's Life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in the Asbury United Methodist Church with Dr. Eric Kessell, officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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Published by The Bradford Era from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2, 2021.
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