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Harry W. "Bud" Laird, Jr. Obituary


Harry W. "Bud" Laird, Jr., 73, of New Kensington passed away on May 30, 2010 in West Haven Nursing Home, Washington Township.

Born on August 31, 1936 in Kittanning he was a son of the late Harry W. and Romaine (Flemming) Laird, Sr.

Prior to moving to New Kensington in 1999, Mr. Laird had lived in Oklahoma Borough where he was a former mayor and police officer. He was also a former Pennsylvania Constable and member of the American Legion in Spring Church Post #631. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed camping.

He worked as a technician for U.S. Steel Research Lab in Monroveville and was a veterean of the U.S. Marines.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley A. Laird in 2005 and a sister, Roma McCullough.

Suriviors include his 3 sons, James A. (Vicki) Laird of Apollo, Jay A. (Mark Stanley)
Laird of Rocky Face, GA and Kevin G. (Joyce) Laird of Cartersville, GA; 8 grandchildren, Tiffany Pezzana, Christopher, Jessica, Brandon, Brianna, Austin, Mariah and Corbin Rollins Laird. and 3 sisters, Virginia Crytzer of Kittanning, Joyce Martin of West Kittanning and Letty Ann (Bill) Ashe of Kittanning.

There will be no public visitation, private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Arrangements have been entrusted to the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Bud memory be made to the charity of ones choice.