Jokinen, Michael “Mike”

In loving memory of Michael (Mike) Jokinen, 58 years, who passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Dear son of Urho and Aili (nee Rautio) Jokinen both predeceased.  Devoted and loving father of James and dear brother of Nancy Maher (Wayne), Peter Jokinen (Lise Paquette), Lynn Sabourin (John), Christine, and predeceased by older brother Wayne (Maureen).  He will also be sadly missed by his grandson, nieces and nephews and many relatives and friends. Mike worked in the grocery business for many years where he displayed a passion and commitment to his work and attention to detail.  He was pleasant and helpful with both customers and co-workers and was never too busy to have a spirited chat. He enjoyed the family camp on Tilton Lake and developed a passion for rehabbing and restoring vintage outboard motors and had an impressive collection to show for it. Video gaming and caring for his saltwater aquarium complete with many exotic fish were also important activities. There will be a private family service with a celebration of life to follow at a later date.


9 Condolences

  1. My condolences… He was a great coworker and friend.
    He will be greatly missed.

    – Julie BR

    By: Julie BR
    February 14, 2022
  2. Our thoughts and sympathies are with Mike’s family. Mike had such a cheery, kind, humorous and sincere disposition, and as neighbours, we have always enjoyed our backyard visits. We are grateful to have had woven yards that brought our lives together. Mike will be deeply missed.

    ~ Ron & Eileen

    By: Neighbours Ron & Eileen
    January 27, 2022
  3. Oh my dear Mikey, Rest In Peace.
    I’m truly saddened by this awful news. I’m going to miss our chats all the time and cherish the memories we had working together. Thank you for sharing a bit of your life with me over the years.
    My sincere condolences to your son and your family.
    You will be deeply missed in our community by so many.
    Keep smiling down on us.
    Angela Warren

    By: Angela warren
    December 1, 2021
  4. Rest in Peace, dear neighbour. Wishing you comfort and peace. Please accept my deepest sympathies to the family & friends.

    By: Daniel Boucher
    December 1, 2021
  5. Sincere condolences to Mike’s family and friends. I worked with Mike in the produce department at Loebs Lasalle Court. Good time we had and never to be forgotten. He will be sadly missed.

    Sending prayers

    By: Eric Gosselin
    November 30, 2021
  6. I was so saddened to hear! I remember Mike cruising in his blue Monte Carlo blaring AC/DC! There might also have been soon drinking at the Pres. Safe travels my friend. My sincerest condolences to the family.
    Love, Lynn Glaude❤️

    By: Lynn Glaude
    November 30, 2021
  7. My deep condolences to James and the entire Jokinen family. Mike was a breath of fresh air every time I saw him in the produce dept. at Independent. I always enjoyed our conversations about James, food, weather, sports, and our shared Donovan roots. He will be greatly missed by everyone, and he is gone too soon. I am thinking of all of you with my sincere sympathy.

    By: Athena Christakos
    November 30, 2021
  8. Mike was a great guy I worked with him and loved having chats with him im the mornings! Can’t believe it.
    My condolences goes out to the family he will be missed! 🙁

    By: Derek Robitaille
    November 29, 2021
  9. Our sincere condolences. We knew Mike from shopping at Your Independent. He was always helpful and kind. We will miss seeing him. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Laurie and Colin

    By: Laurie Bell
    November 29, 2021

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