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Kenneth Laird Mortimer

October 5, 1927 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 89)

Kenneth L. “Laird” Mortimer, 89 of East Brady passed peacefully from this life of Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Butler VA Community Living Center. 

Born in Phillipston on October 5, 1927, he was the son of Russell and Nellie (Painter) Mortimer. 

Laird was a life-long resident of the East Brady Area.

Laird was a US Army Veteran serving as a lab tech at Fort Knox, KY.  In his earlier years, Laird operated a TV repair shop in Rimersburg, PA.  He then worked as a rural mail carrier for the US Postal Service in East Brady for 30 years.

Laird was an avid sports fan; he especially enjoyed football.  

He was member of the East Brady United Methodist Church where he served as church treasurer for 35 years.  He also served as an usher and on various other church committees. 

On May 7, 1977, Laird married the former Dorothy King Hillwig, she survives.  He is also survived by 1 Granddaughter; Darcy Neidrick and her husband Bill of Chicora, 2 Grandsons; Nathan Hillwig of East Brady and Bart Hillwig and his wife Traci of Elizabeth, PA; 1 Daughter in Law; Nancy Hillwig of East Brady, 1 Sister; Louise Smith of Chicora, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Cindy Baughman, 1 step-son, Art Hillwig, and 2 brothers.   

A Memorial Service for Kenneth L. “Laird” Mortimer will be held 11:00 AM Friday, September 29, 2017 at the East Brady United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lola Turnbull officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the East Brady United Methodist Church, PO Box 495, East Brady, PA 16028 or East Brady Ambulance, PO Box 325, East Brady, PA 16028

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Charitable donations may be made to:

East Brady Ambulance
PO Box 325, East Brady PA 16028

 Service Information

Memorial Service
September 29, 2017

11:00 AM
East Brady United Methodist Church
418 Kellys Way
East Brady, PA 16028

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