Edward J. Laird, Sr.

Laird Edward J Sr.

Full Name
Edward J. Laird, Sr.

Date of Birth
Sunday, March 3rd, 1940

Date of Death
Friday, October 2nd, 2020


Edward J. Laird Sr., age 80, of Erie, passed away on October 2, 2020 at his residence surrounded by family.  He was born in Erie, PA on March 3, 1940 to the late Wilson Frances and Lillian Laird.

Edward served in the USAF from 1958 until 1962. He worked at Uniflow Manufacturing as an assembler for 48 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting since being a young child. Family time was very important to him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Warner and his nephew Wilson Laird.

Survivors include his wife Norma; his son Edward (Miae) Laird, of Erie; 3 daughters, Laura (Morgan) Bossart, of Erie, Susan (Virgil) Tharp, of Waterford, PA, and Cindy (Robert) Rugar of Arcade, NY;. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, his sister Carol (Chuck) Reinsel; and his brother in law, George Warner, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A private memorial will be held at Erie County Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Inc.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Erie VA Medical Center 135 East 38th Street, Erie, PA 16504.  Send condolences at www.BurtonFuneralHomes.com

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