Carpino Funeral Home.Obituary provided by
Middletown - Norma Banyard Aiken, 90, beloved wife of the late Francis
R. Aiken, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
was born on May 15, 1923 in Norwalk, daughter of the late Joseph and
Anna Mary Banyard. Formerly of Middlebury and Southbury (Heritage
Village), she was a devout communicant of Sacred Heart Church.
will be remembered most for being a loving and devoted wife, mother,
grandmother and great-grandmother. She especially enjoyed gardening,
knitting, and watching the hummingbirds in summer, and always enjoyed
time spent with her family.
She leaves her twin daughters, Joanne
Aiken of Meriden and Leslie Aiken of Killingworth; her daughter-in-law,
Elizabeth Cassella Aiken of Milford; two granddaughters, Christy Lee
Aiken of Seymour and Jennifer Aiken of Milford; and her cherished and
beloved great-granddaughter, Dakota Elizabeth Aiken. Besides her
husband and parents, she is also pre-deceased by her beloved son,
Michael F. Aiken.
Norma's daughters would like to express their deep
appreciation to the staff of Waters Edge Center for Health & Rehab
in Middletown, CT for their compassionate care and support of Norma
throughout her 2 1/2 year residency.
A Mass of Christian Burial was
held Jan. 20, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church, Southbury, followed by
burial in Pine Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home,