Age 85, of Bethel Park, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Hartley H. Baird, Jr. for 62 years, and loving mother of Carol (Art) Nester of South Park and Hartley H. (Lois) Baird, III of Lebanon, Ohio. Her only grandchild, Genna (Nester) (Jeff) Wittman. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph McAnulty and sister, Beatrice Christopherson. Lauretta will be remembered for her beautiful lily pond rock garden. Her hobbies were flower gardening, flower arranging, and photography. She was a member "at large" of the DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution. The family wishes to express its gratitude to the caring staff at the Grand Residence, the Baptist Homes, and the ViaQuest Hospice Team. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUER-CONNELL. Friends welcome at 5120 West Library Ave., Bethel Park, 412-835-7940, on Thursday 5-8 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where services will be held Saturday 11 a.m. Interment Bethel Cemetery. Please add or view tributes at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013