James J. "Jimmy" Harkins


Lewiston, ME – James J. “Jimmy” Harkins, 73, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home in Lewiston. 


He was born on February 4, 1944 a son of the late Anita (Pelletier) Plourde.  He grew up in Lewiston and attended local area schools. 


Jimmy worked for several years at the United Baptist Church in Lewiston, staying until the closed in 2011. 


He enjoyed spending time with friends at local places such as The Cage and The Carlton Club.  He also could be found spending time playing cards. 


He is survived by his two daughters Angela M. Richards and her husband Chad of Lewiston and Katy Doughty of Lewiston, ME.  He also leaves three grandchildren Kerry, Nichole and Jacob and two grand granddaughters Ava and Arianna. 


At Jimmy’s request there will be no services.



0 #4 Helene Bernier 2017-11-16 01:35
Jim was a neighbor. Whenever I walked my dogs if he was sitting outside reading the newspaper he always spoke to me. Nice guy, very interesting conversations. He really loved his cat Sidney, she would be sitting on the top step not too far from him. I always apologized to him because my little dogs loved to antagonize Sidney, he’d laugh it off. It saddens me that he is gone. Condolences to his family and close friends. He was a nice guy.
0 #3 Jane 2017-11-15 20:46
Thinking of you. May you Rest In Peace my friend. Jimmy always brought a smile to my face.
0 #2 Andrew Harkins 2017-11-15 16:03
Rip. Jimmy you are going to a better place.!
0 #1 Maureen Tardif 2017-11-15 14:34
I always always always loved seeing Jimmy. He was a little flirt and a very sweet man. My thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends. He will missed by so many, of that I am sure.......He was a wonderful human being, and always a pleasure to be around.

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