Jeffrey Paul Aiken

| February 19, 2019

Jeffrey Paul Aiken, 50, of Oil City, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

He was born on August 17, 1968 in Franklin, to his mother, Sherry Aiken.

Jeffrey was a graduate of Franklin High School and received an Associates Degree from Rosedale Technical Institute.

Jeffrey worked as a Service Adviser for Day Ford, Boindi Lincoln/Mercury, and many others. He also worked for FedEx as an Independent Contractor, as owner of J & J Aiken, Inc.

In his spare time, Jeffrey lived his life with vibrancy. He was so proud to have spent time as a Torpedomans Mate 2nd Class aboard the U.S.S. Hyman G. Richover 709 Nuclear Submarine.

He was a member of the VFW Jesse G. Greer Post 1835 and the Moose Lodge #83.

Jeffrey also loved watching his favorite sports (NASCAR, Pittsburgh Penguin hockey and Pittsburgh Steelers football), and playing poker.

Jeffrey was known to be a good friend and loved his family, friends, and coworkers.

He was most proud of his son, Jarrett, and cherished the time he spent with him.

In addition to his mother, Jeffrey is survived by his son, Jarrett Paul Aiken and Jarrett’s mother, Kristin L. Aiken, both of Murrysville, PA; his aunts, Paula Harrah and Joyce Carbaugh Aiken; and his cousins, Shawn Harrah (Vickie), Tammy Aiken Rodgers (Mike), Kellie Aiken Miller (Jason), and Eric Aiken; and his girlfriend, Darla Wright;

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Richard F. and Ruth E. Aiken; his infant twin sons; his uncles, Charles A. Aiken and Richard E. Aiken, and his great-grandmother, Gladys A. Steele.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA , from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm.

Funeral services for Jeffrey will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., starting at 1 pm, with Reverend Darrell Greenawalt, pastor of the Christ United Methodist Church, officiating.

Military Honors will be accorded by the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA 16323.

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