LAURA A. VanALLEN, 71, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 with her loving family at her side. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late William “Pat” and Clara (Dwerlkotte) Pierce. She retired in 1999 after 27 years with the Raytheon Corp. Surviving is her two stepsons; one brother; three sisters; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William VanAllen in 2004, one sister; and two brothers. Following her wishes there will be no services. Preferred memorials are to the Kidney Foundation. Arrangements are by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. www.harperfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 03/17/14 at 6:59 am. FILED UNDER: Obits