Diane Szerejko (Aitken)
Diane (Aitken) Szerejko, 71, of Burlington, wife of the late Richard Gerald Szerejko, died Monday, August 27, 2018. She was born on May 31, 1947, in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late David Allan Aitken, Jr and Jean (Milans) Aitken and had lived in Ohio and West Hartford prior to moving to Burlington 39 years ago. Mrs. Szerejko was the proprietor of her own business for 20 years as well as a baker and cashier all prior to her retirement in 2013. Diane was a classically trained opera singer, enjoyed cooking creative meals for her family, and seeking out new and local restaurants.
She is survived by her daughter, Brande A. Doughty and her husband Stephen Doughty, II, and her grandson, Austin Doughty, all of Burlington; her late husband’s family in Connecticut; and many nieces and nephews in her home state of Ohio. She was predeceased by her daughter, Kryste Szerejko; brothers, David Aitken, III and Calvin Aitken; and sister, Anabel (Aitken) Newkirk.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 31st at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike , Canton. Please visit Diane’s “Book of Memories” at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.