Peter Laird

Obituary of Peter Ralph Laird

Peter Ralph Laird, resident of Colpitts Settlement, passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at the age of 69.

Born in Moncton, a son of the late Henry and Maggie (McNevin) Laird, he will be remembered fondly.

Peter was a long-time resident of Pine Glen, NB. He spent his life driving around as a taxi driver and always ready for the next call as a tow truck operator. He also had a love for driving gold wing motorcycles. People knew him as a kind person and he would always be there when needed.

He was known for his long, entertaining stories which he loved to repeat often. Peter could often be found at Tims/Needs sharing stories with others.

Survived by his common law wife, Gale Gallant; Son, Colin Laird (Melissa); Daughter, Elizabeth Laird (Sean); brother, John Laird (Gwen) all of Pine Glen; grandchildren,  Tabitha (Dwight) and Christopher Laird; great grandson, Cooper Laird. Step Daughter, Daisy; Step grandson, Gunner.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister,Gail Smith.

Following his wishes and in honor of Peter there will not be any services held.

Donations in memory of Peter may be made to the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, The Friends of the Moncton Hospital or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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