1961 – 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. — James G. Heikkinen, 54, of Osgood Avenue in Mexico, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 15, in Buffalo, N.Y.
He was born in Rumford on May 29, 1961, a son of Gilbert H. and Gilda F. (Flood) Heikkinen.
Jim was educated in Rumford schools and was a graduate of Rumford High School, Class of 1979.
He was employed with Q.P.C. Paving Company out of Buffalo, N.Y.
Jim loved bowling, watching football, listening to music and spending time at Bear River. He also loved cliff diving, cooking and telling stories.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Jim is survived by his mother, Gilda Heikkinen of Kissimmee, Fla., and Rumford; father, Gilbert Heikkinen of Surprise, Ariz.; sons, Joseph James Heikkinen and wife, Brittany Ann, of Rumford, and Robert A. Heikkinen of Rumford; sister, Julie Belinda Volkernick and husband, Paul, of Rumford; brother, Jeffrey Scott Heikkinen of Rumford; nephews, Derek Volkernick and Adam Volkernick; and grandchildren, Alexandra Rae Heikkinen and Maddex Joseph Heikkinen.
You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com.