Laurette I. Debaene, 82, of Vero Beach, died July 5, 2009, at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. She was born in Woonsocket, R.I., moving to Vero Beach 24 years ago from Pembroke Lakes. She was of the Catholic faith and an executive secretary to the principal of Norland Junior High School in Miami. Survivors include daughters, Sharon Debaene and Kim Buckland, both of Vero Beach; sister, Alice Gagnon, of Fairfield, Conn.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rene Debaene; and daughter, Audrey Debaene. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA/Hospice, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. July 7 at Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home in Vero Beach. A guest book may be signed at www.seawindsfh.com/obit.php.