Bonnie L. Aiken, 68, of Hinsdale died on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. She passed peacefully with the love of family near after a period of declining health.
Bonnie was born the daughter of the late Elvira (Haley) and Gilbert Aiken on January 30, 1953, in Athol, MA. She lived in Westminster, MA and Guilford, VT briefly as a child. She was educated locally and attended Hinsdale schools.
She worked as a Home Health Aid for Hilltop House and Bayada Nurse where she proudly earned her LNA. She then worked for several clients as a private care LNA until her retirement in 2013.
Bonnie enjoyed the thrill of completing crossword puzzles, watching T.V. and knitting. She could be found sitting with her best friend, her cat, Sassy. She was most happy to be with her grandchildren and family.
Miss. Aiken is survived by her daughter, Lori J. Thornburg and her wife, Jennifer of Carson, WA. Her sisters; Mary Whittle and her husband, Norman of Hinsdale. Holly Franklin and her husband, Stanley of Brattleboro, VT. Seven grandchildren; Jason, Christopher, Ann, Sarah, Sophie, Thomas and Johnathan Thornburg. Close friends; Kevin Harte and James LaBelle. In addition, she is survived by; cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She is pre-deceased by her long-time companion, Albert “Bob’ W. Duso who passed on February 15, 1998, and her siblings; Brenda Aiken, Walter Aiken and Howard Aiken.
In keeping with Bonnie’s wishes, there are no calling hours. A graveside service will occur on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 1 pm at Pine Grove Cemetery, 121 Depot St. Hinsdale, NH. 03451. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Bonnie L. Aiken to: National Kidney Foundation, Rockville Pike Ste. 300 Rockville MD. 20852.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories,
46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com