Donald C. Aiken, age 88, of Adams Twp., Mars, passed away on Monday afternoon, August 17, 2020 in the comfort of his home with his family at his side.
Born in Evans City, PA on June 15, 1932, he was the son of the late Wilbert M. and Esther Miller Aiken.
Don was the owner of W.M. Aiken and Son, an excavation contractor.
Don had been an Adams Township Supervisor for 47 years. He was a Life Member of Adams Area Fire District, a 50 years member of John E. Mair Lodge 729 F. & A.M. and the Syria Shrine and Consistory.
He had served in the National Guard and was a social member of the Mars. V.F.W. and was honored as "Martian of the Year" in 2019.
He also belonged to the Mars United Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Jane Raupp Aiken, who he married on December 10, 1992, his sons, Dennis Aiken (Kim) and Jeffrey Aiken (Diane), both of Mars, his daughters, Susan J. Hasley of Mars and Leslie R. Brooks (Michael) of Valencia, his step-son, Ron Weaver (Sarah) of Mars, his grandchildren, Jason, Julie, Dustin, Amber, Darren, Matthew, Calvin and Samuel and his great grandchildren, Lilly, Jackson, Jordan and Daniel (DCA IV).
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Irma Jane Cress Aiken, who he married on May 18, 1951 and who died on July 14, 1991.
Arrangements are private under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com. Burial will be in West Union Cemetery, Pine Twp., PA. Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 1645 W. 8th St. Erie, PA 16505.
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