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Joseph Volkernick Sr.
RUMFORD –- Joseph Volkernick Sr., 80, died on November 8, 2012 at the Rumford Hospital. He was a resident of Wyman Hill Road in Rumford.
Born in Rumford on October 12, 1932, he was a son of Adolph and Stella (Belskis) Volkernick. He was a graduate of Stephens High School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked for Boise Cascade Paper Mill in Rumford as an effluent treatment plant operator.
Joe was a member of Rumford Falls Aerie #1248, FOE, Robert Shand Post #24 American Legion, Webb River Sportsman Club, and Oakdale Country Club. He was president and very active with WVAC Access Channel. He enjoyed bowling, hunting and golfing.
He was married on August 11, 1956 in Hollis to his wife of 56 years, Barbara Haskell, who survives of Rumford.
Other survivors include a son, Joseph Volkernick, Jr. of Rumford; a daughter, Terry Volkernick of Rumford; a sister, Lilly Burns and her husband, Ray of Dixfield; a brother, John Volkernick Sr. and his wife, Jeanne of Rumford.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Anthony and Paul Sr.