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J. Leslie Aitken


J. Leslie Aitken

Peacefully in his own home, Leslie Aitken passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the age of 71. Born in Montague PEI on May 2nd, 1947, he was the eldest son of the late James & Margaret (Beaton) Aitken.

Leslie retired from NBTel after 28 years as a Central Office Equipment Installer. Post retirement he worked part time for Clear Power Solutions in Saint John, NB.

Leslie was active in Scouts Canada, the Mactaquac Lake Association, and minor hockey. He also enjoyed boating and snowmobiling in his spare time.

Survived by his wife of 46 years Linda (Kitchen) Aitken, one son Matthew (Arlene) Aitken, two grandsons James & Logan of Harewood NB, one sister Margaret Aitken of PEI, two brothers Douglas Aitken (Beth) of Nova Scotia, Kenny Aitken (Jackie) of PEI, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Aside from his parents, he was predeceased by one brother Gordon Aitken.

Respecting Leslie’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. However, the family would like to extend an invitation to an informal gathering and sharing of memories on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 from 3-5 PM at the Moco Kitchen at Mactaquac, 1265 Route 105 Mactaquac NB.

The family has designated Hospice House or the NB Extra Mural program for memorial contributions.

Bishop’s Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton (458-1885) have been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences and the sharing of memories may be expressed through



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Service Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019