Catherine F “Kay” Aiken

Birth Name Catherine F “Kay” Aiken
Gender female
Age at Death 82 years, 2 months, 6 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 10, 1930     1a 2
Census April 16, 1940 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 351 Sumner Street 3a
Event Note

1940 Census, Ward 1 (East Boston) Boston, Massachusetts, ED 15-49, sheet 11B
April 16, 1940
renting at 351 Sumner St

George Edward Aiken M, 49, painter, 8 years of school
Katherine H Aiken, 47, 8 years school,
Edward F Aiken, 27, single, 2 yrs high school
Mary Aiken, 25, sales girl, 4 yrs high school
Edna Aiken, 20, 4 years high school
George Aiken, 16, 1 year high school
Katherine Aiken, 9, 4 years school
Margaret Aiken, 7, 2 years school

all were born in Massachusetts. all lived in same house in 1935.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 Feb 2014), George Edward Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, Boston City, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15-49, sheet 11B, family 189, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1658.

Death August 16, 2012     4
Burial   Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States   4

East Boston Times-Free Press
Obituaries 08-22-2012
August 22, 2012

Catherine ‘Kay’ Cardoza
East Boston resident
Catherine F. “Kay” (Aiken) Cardoza of East Boston died on August 16.

She was the beloved wife of Arthur M. Cardoza with whom she shared 62 years of marriage; devoted mother of Kathryn Keaveney and her husband, Thomas of Brookline, Judith A. Jaruse and her husband, Robert of Hanover, Patrice Cardoza of Littleton, NH, Arthur E. Cardoza and his wife, MaryAnn of Wakefield and Edward M. Cardoza of Cranston, RI; loving grandmother of Coleen, Katelyn, Kerry, Megan, Michelle, Jennifer, Christina, Robert and Juliana; loving great-grandmother of Jacob and Ryan and dear sister of the late Sister Catherine SND, George, Edward and Mary Aiken, Rita Barlow, Edna Laracy and Margaret Walsh.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, please honor Kay by making a contribution in her name to: Still Harbor, 666 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA 02127. To leave a message of condolence, please visit:

Birth: 06-10-1930
Death: 08-16-2012


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father George Edward AikenAugust 23, 1890September 14, 1959
Mother Catherine H. JenkinsMay 3, 1891March 24, 1966
    Sister     Helen Catherine Aiken August 29, 1909 June 23, 2006
    Brother     Edward F. Aiken July 22, 1912 October 27, 1956
    Sister     Mary L. Aiken September 14, 1914 July 9, 1994
    Sister     Rita Aiken December 22, 1916 January 23, 2000
    Sister     Edna E Aiken November 3, 1919 August 6, 2011
    Brother     George James Aiken 1923 March 8, 1964
         Catherine F “Kay” Aiken June 10, 1930 August 16, 2012
    Sister     Margaret Rosaleen Aiken November 13, 1932 July 20, 1969


Family of Arthur M Cardoza and Catherine F “Kay” Aiken

Married Husband Arthur M Cardoza ( b. about November 1928 d. November 13, 2021 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1950 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   5a
Event Note

Massachusetts Marriage Index
Catherine F Aiken
Arthur M Cardoza
Boston 1950 Volume 19 page 199

Source References

  1. 1930 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 Aug 2013), Selina M Hixon in entry for Charles A Hixon, 1930.

  2. original: U.S. Social Security Administration: Social Security Death Index
  3. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: George Edward Aiken, Ward 1, Boston, ED 15-49, sheet 11B
  4. Obituary
  5. Massachusetts Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970
      • Page: Boston 1950 Volume 19 page 199