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Michael Laird

December 29, 1960 — January 7, 2024

Edgewood

Michael “Mike” Laird, age 63, of Edgewood, Maryland, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2024, at his home. Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Laird and Phyllis (Russ) VanHorn. Mike was the devoted husband of 30 years to Donna Marie Averion-Laird and a loving father to his daughters, Stephanie Marie (Troy Athan) Laird, and Brianna Nicole (Erick Argueta) Laird, as well as his son, Zachary Michael Laird.

A proud veteran of the U.S. Air National Guard, Mike dedicated himself to serving his community and enriching the lives of those around him. He was a 40 year employee of the Department of Water and Sewer, meter department.  He made significant contributions as a basketball referee for High School and Rec., volunteered for over 30 years in the Joppatowne Rec Council, and served as the President of Joppatowne Senior Softball. Mike was not only an active softball player but also had a deep passion for sports, particularly as a devoted fan of the Ravens and Orioles. Mike enjoyed spending time with his grandpups, Boomer and Milo.  His love for laughter and joking endeared him to many.

In addition to his wife and children, Mike is survived by his sisters, Pamela Sue Birch, and Patricia Leigh (Tom) Miller, and brothers, Jim (Lisa) VanHorn, Bill (Mandi) VanHorn, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Lynn Davis.

Visitation will be held at the McComas Family Funeral Home, Abingdon, Maryland, on Friday, January 12, 2024, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. A funeral mass will take place on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church at 9:00 am. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Joppatowne Rec Council Senior Softball League, with checks payable to "JRC/Senior Softball" at 531 Eckart Drive, Joppa, MD 21085.

Condolences and memories can be shared on the guestbook at mccomasfuneralhome.com, as the community comes together to celebrate the life of a remarkable man.

 

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Friday, January 12, 2024

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Abingdon-McComas Family Funeral Homes

1317 Cokesbury Rd, Abingdon, MD 21009

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Friday, January 12, 2024

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Abingdon-McComas Family Funeral Homes

1317 Cokesbury Rd, Abingdon, MD 21009

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Saturday, January 13, 2024

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Prince of Peace Catholic Church

2600 Willoughby Beach Rd., Edgewood, MD 21040

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Saturday, January 13, 2024

Holly Hill Memorial Gardens

10201 Bird River Rd, Baltimore, MD 21220

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