Funeral services held for James “Big Jim” Stoklas
RUMFORD -- A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of James “Big Jim” Stoklas was celebrated on August 13, 2011 at Parish of the Holy Savior.
Fr. Philip Tracy was the celebrant. George Gionet was the altar server. Mark Belanger was the organist.
Music selections were Wind Beneath My Wings, Be Not Afraid, This is My Fathers World, Because the Lord is My Shepherd, and Fly Like a Bird. Readings were proclaimed by Barbara Doherty. Pallbearers were Andrew Halkett, Michael Witas, Mark Folland, and Thomas Stoklas.
Honors were rendered by the Maine Military Funeral Honor Guard and the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Honor Guard.
A reception followed at the chicken Coop.
Services were under the care and guidance of SG Thibault Funeral Home, Rumford.