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Obituary for Margaret "Proper" Aitken

Margaret Proper Aitken, “Mom” 90, of Gulfport, MS, passed away on July 8, 2019 in Gulfport.

Margaret was born in Catskill, NY to Ida and Raymond Proper on June 8, 1929. She married Edward Aitken on June 27, 1948 in Schenectady, NY. She spent most of her life raising and loving on children, her own and many others. She loved to sing and sang in church choirs for over 70 years. Margaret was a member of Harmonsburg United Methodist Church in Harmonsburg, PA.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband and her grandson, Heath Aitken.

Margaret is survived by son, Bruce (Joyce) Aitken of Meadville, PA, a daughter, Bonnie Williamson of Gulfport, MS, son, Scott (Tracie) Aitken and grandchildren Benjamin, Jessie, Keeley, Maggie, Ivy, Tio, Andee and Katie Hall and a brother Gene (Martha) Proper of Duanesburg, NY. She is also survived by grandchildren, Heather Yeager of Meadville, PA, and Daniel Marhafer of Scotia, NY. She is also survived by 4 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Memorials may be given to American Diabetes Association or Michael J. Fox Foundation.

The family of Margaret wishes to extend our sincere thanks to St. Joseph’s Hospice of Gulfport, MS.