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AITKEN, Shirley Irene: September 20, 2018

AITKEN, Shirley Irene:

On September 20, 2018, died  peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. In her 97th year.  Dearly beloved wife of the late Don Aitken, loved mother and mother-in-law of Ross and Pat, Bevan and Nicky, and Graeme and Marie.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Fred Walker and Marjory Bool, the late Moreen and Bert Harvey, Lawrence and the late Mabel Walker.  Loved sister-in-law of Meryl and the late Bert Aitken, and Margaret and the late Russell King.  Treasured Nanny of Ben, Jamie, Nic and Sara, and Great Nanny of Fergus, Cleo and Ava.  Loved auntie to all her nephews and nieces. Messages to Aitken family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to Ashburton St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to all the caring staff at Ward One and AAU at Ashburton Hospital, Rosebank Retirement Village and St Johns Ambulance. A service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday September 25, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.