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Howard Aiton


Howard Aiton
The family of Howard G. Aiton of Plaster Rock, NB, are heart broken to announce his passing at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on the evening of February 10, 2020.

Howie was born in Plaster Rock, NB, on June 30, 1935. He was the son of the late Andrew and Marie (Hathaway) Aiton. Howie leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years, Jeanne Aiton (Cochran); his children, Janice Beaudoin (Robert) of Moncton, NB, Joyce Neilson (Kevin) of Lincoln, NB, Jeff Aiton (Caroline) of Grand Prairie, AB, and Jocelyn Barrett (Bill) of Wilmot, NB; his grandchildren, Andrew (Stephanie), Eric, Bradley, Stephanie (Sheldon), Jordan (Lacey), Christopher (Marika), Chelsea (Chris), Jessica (Rob), and Daniel (Kate); 21 great grandchildren with one on the way; his brother Weldon Aiton (Carlene) of Plaster Rock, NB.

He was predeceased by his parents; his grandson, Gregory Beaudoin; his sister, Sandra Bradford; and his brother-in-law, Russell Bradford.

Howard was a well known and respected businessman in the Plaster Rock area. He was a sales agent and distributor for Imperial Oil for 30 years. He was also a Life Member of the Tobique Lions Club. Howard enjoyed salmon fishing in his younger years. More recently, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a very community minded person. He will be missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of Howard's life was held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 2:30 pm from St. Andrew's United Church. Rev. Kendall Harrison officiated. Interment will be in Three Brooks Cemetery at a later date.

Music for the service was by organist Peter Penny, Kevin Neilson, Eric Neilson, Stephanie Broderick, and the church choir. The eulogy was given by Howie's grandson, Andrew Aiton. Remembrance were also shared by Chris Beaudoin, Eric Neilson, and Stephanie Broderick.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock, NB.
Service Date
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Service Time
2:30 pm
Service Location
St. Andrew's United Church, Plaster Rock, NB

Visitation Time
12:30 - 2 pm
Visitation Location
St. Andrew's United Church, Plaster Rock, NB

Burial Location
Three Brook Cemetery

Requested Charity
St. Andrew's United Church or the Donald Fraser Memorial Playgound