Richard Laird

Obituary of Richard J. Laird

Richard J. Laird, 68, of Dingmans Ferry, PA passed away at Morristown Hospital, Morristown, NJ, on Friday, April 14, 2023. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for North Jersey Septic Company in Sparta, NJ.


Richard was a proud United States Army Veteran, having served from 1976 to1986.


Richard enjoyed fishing, hunting, and working on small engines.

The son of the late Paul and late Vivienne Willis, stepson of late James Karstetter, he was born on January 25, 1955, in Lewistown, PA.


Richard leaves behind his son, Richard J. Laird Jr.; sisters, Lisa Winters, Pamela Fischer, and Karen Ross; brother, Gary Karstetter. Richard was predeceased by his brother, Steven Karstetter.

Cremation was private, held at the convenience of the family at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

Memorial donations may be made in honor of Richard to the American Cancer Society by visiting (

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA 18337 (

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