Raymond K. Laird
 

Raymond Kenneth Laird died Thursday July 30, 2009 in UPMC McKeesport.  Born in Bellvue, PA June 16, 1924, age 85.  Of McKeesport, he was retired from the former National Works of U.S. Steel, and was a member of the R.S. Society and United Steelworkers Local #1408.  Mr. Laird was a veteran of World War II, serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Air Force.

Son of the late Ellsworth Harrison and Helen Victoria Bass Laird, husband of the late Lorna Mae Armstrong Laird, he was preceded in death by brothers, Lloyd Francis Laird and Ellsworth Laird, and his nephew, Lloyd Laird, Jr. and is survived by nieces and nephews, Mark (Amy) Laird, Carl (Judy) Laird, Vincent (Lisa) Laird, Kim (Michael) Camesi, and Della (Jim) Sproat, also great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

A private family visitation and service took place Saturday afternoon in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132.  Private interment followed Monday morning in Jefferson Memorial Park.