Obituaries » Florence Estelle Aitken (née Eccles)
February 4, 2021
AITKEN, Florence Estelle (née Eccles)
June 16, 1921 – February 4, 2021
Sadly, within four months of her 100th birthday, we announce the passing of Florence Aitken at Strathcona Long Term Care, Mount Forest. Predeceased by her husband Milton (1985). Loving mother of Donald and Elke Aitken of Listowel, Karen and Jim Bodendistle of Kenilworth, Karl and Joanne Aitken of Mount Forest, and mother-in-law of Debbie Aitken of Mount Forest. Cherished grandmother of Lisa, Staci, Kevin, Paul, Glen, Rob, Julie, Nadine, Shawn, Jason and their families. Remembered by her 25 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her two sons, Dougal and Lyle Aitken. Florence and Milton farmed together in Egremont Township, just north of Holstein, and attended Holstein United Church. Florence adored her family, attending the many games and activities of her grandchildren. A private visitation and funeral service will be held at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest, with a private spring interment in the Holstein Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to view the funeral service via livestream on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. by visiting: https://www.facebook.com/England-Funeral-Home-1863283503935858. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Florence are asked to consider the Mount Forest United Church, the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.