WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Charles “Artie” Aiken, 104, of School Street, Westminster, died Thursday, October 5, 2017. Artie was born in Townshend, Vt., on June 10, 1913, the son of Dana and Flora (Riendeau) Aiken. He worked as a dairy farmer, did construction, and worked for the railroad. He also served in the Army during World War II.
He is survived by his siblings: Ruth Pugliese, Barbara Bulley, Dalpheme Feather, Trudy Westcott, and Peral Russel. He is predeceased by his parents and his brothers Ralph, Maynard, and Lewis, and his sister Myrtie Narkiewicz.
There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in the Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, Vt.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Cares, 3534 US Route 5, Westminster, VT 05158, or to Westminster Fire Department, P.O. Box 111, Westminster, VT 05158.