Laura Katherine Bartlett, 60 of Dayton, NJ, died Monday, March 11, 2013. Born in Washington, DC, she was a longtime resident of the Princeton area, before moving to Dayton 4 years ago. Laura graduated from Boston University with a Bachelors in English and a Masters in Education. She was employed for many years, as a substance abuse counselor for New Horizon Treatment Center, Trenton. Daughter of the late John H. and Anne (Machita) LaPlante, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Rebecca Bartlett and Valentin Marrero, a brother J. Duncan LaPlante, 2 grandchildren Gabriella and Julianna Marrero, cousins Louis George, Debra Santolini, and Virginia David and Frederick LaPlante that reside in Florida. The Visitation will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the M.J. Murphy Funeral 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction. The Funeral Service will be held at 8:00. Burial will be private. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Gabriella and Julianna Marrero Education Fund.