Anchorage resident Eric Scott Monette died Aug. 1, 2007, at his home. He was 47.
A remembrance of life celebration will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the home of Rosita Meyer, 8400 Foxlair Circle. For more information, call Chasity Gunter at 522-2814.
Mr. Monette was born April 12, 1960, in Puyallup, Wash., to Miriam (Miller) and Pete Monette.
In 1970, the family moved to Juneau. In his teenage years, Eric worked with his father as a commercial fisherman on the Katherine S and the Preciant F.V. in Southeast Alaska as a commercial fisherman. He married Rosita Ezrre. The couple lived in Juneau then in Anchorage.
Later on he worked in construction as a painter, insulator and with sheet rock. He worked and lived in Kenai, Homer and Soldotna before moving to Anchorage . During this time, he married Debbie Flack and they lived in the Black Hills, S.D.
"Scott was a very generous, loving person, who loved his family very much. Scott was a funny man who could always make you laugh. He was proud of his daughters and granddaughter. He will be missed by his family and all of his friends. Eric enjoyed many thing in life. He taught his daughter and many nieces and nephews to become good fishermen. He also enjoyed camping, hunting and skiing," his family said.
He is survived by his wife of South Dakota; daughters, Chasity Gunter and her husband, Roy, and Angelica Monette of Anchorage; granddaughter, Haley Alyssa Hope Gunter; parents, of Juneau; sister, Carrie Raie Mortell of Hawaii; brother, Aaron Monette of Washington; grandmother, Hope Kolowinski of Washington; mother of his daughters, Rosita Meyer; and many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, in Washington and Alaska.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements are with Cremation Society of Alaska.
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