Elaine Annette Baird, 77, of East Freedom, passed away Wednesday March 9, 2022 from lung cancer. She was born April 17, 1944 in East Freedom, daughter of the late William E. and Jayne M. (Lingenfelter) Baird.
Surviving are her son, David W. Walter; granddaughter, Melanie A. Walter; and two great-grandchildren, Vanessa Rose Ziese and Logan David Walter. Also surviving is a sister, Sue E. Miller (Dennis) of Altoona; two brothers, Michael A. (Carolyn) Baird of East Freedom and Daniel J. (Lori) Baird of Roaring Spring; along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy L. Dodson and Rose Ann Baird; and two brothers, William H. Baird and Joseph E. Baird.
Elaine was a 1962 graduate of Central High School and a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a double major in Elementary and Special Education. She spent many years employed by Puriatn/Warnaco, Skills of Central PA and finished her career as a teacher at Intermediate Unit 8.
Elaine enjoyed quilting, bird watching, flower gardening and her family. Everything she did for her family, she made special. She was always there for all of us, and will be greatly missed.
Memorial contributions in memory of Elaine can be made to your local humane society.
There will be a private service at the discretion of the family.
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Central PA Humane Society
1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona PA 16602
Bedford County Humane Society
182 Bohn Road, Bedford PA 15522
Mending Hearts Animal Rescue
P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg PA 16648