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Susan M. (Barney) Laird

May 29, 1961 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 60)


Susan M. Laird, 60, of Hopwood, PA formerly of Litchfield, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 10:04 p.m. at WVU-Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. She was born May 29, 1961 in Port Alleghany, PA, a daughter of Wendell G. and Ruth L. (Baer) Barney. She graduated from Laurel Highlands High School in 1979. She married Joseph Todd Laird on October 16, 1982 in Herndon, Va. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2005. Susan was currently employed at PennDot in Uniontown, PA. She enjoyed her kids, grandkids, hanging out with her sister and brothers, taking the dogs for a walk, watching her shows and relaxing in her pool. She especially loved going to the beach with family and friends. Susan was a loving and caring person to everyone she met.

Susan is survived by:

Her mother, Ruth Barney of Hopwood, PA.

2 sons, Brett Laird and Brian Laird, both of Litchfield.

1 daughter, Brittany (Josh) Ronco of Litchfield.

3 grandchildren, Brayden, Bentley and Payton Ronco.

1 sister, Wendy Schiffbauer of Ashburn, VA.

2 brothers, David Barney and Michael Barney, both of Uniontown, PA.

Mother and Father-In-Law, Gary “Joe” and Shirley Laird of Litchfield.

2 sisters-in-law, Debbie Wendel and Jamie (Jim) Stitt, all of Litchfield.

In addition to her husband Todd, Susan was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services for Susan will held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 824 N. Monroe Street in Litchfield. Rev. Cynthia Munker will officiate. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield. A dinner will follow at Moose Lodge #1634 in Litchfield. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church.  There will be a Celebration of Life held in Hopwood, PA at a later date. For more information as it becomes available, please email Brett at bal4837@yahoo.com. The family suggests memorials to Montgomery County Cancer Association or PAWS Care.

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April 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church of Litchfield

Funeral Service
April 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church of Litchfield

April 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Elm Lawn Cemetery
139 Yaeger Lake Trail
Litchfield, IL 62056


Montgomery County Cancer Association
19 Circle Drive, Litchfield IL 62056

Montgomery County PAWS Care
P.O. Box 25, Hillsboro IL 62049

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