Michael Robert Heeks, age 22, of Mansfield, CT, and formerly of Trumbull, beloved son of Robert and Kathleen (Murphy) Heeks Jr. of Trumbull, passed away December 25, 2012.

Michael was born in Norwalk and was a longtime Trumbull resident.

He graduated from Trumbull High School and received his degree in economics from the University of Connecticut.

He loved to travel, was an avid reader and soccer player. He also enjoyed playing the piano. He was dedicated to his position at Symmetry Partners where he was a research analyst.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his brothers Liam and Patrick Heeks and his sister Meaghan Heeks of Trumbull; his paternal grandmother Shirley Heeks of Canandaigua, NY; his maternal grandparents John and Patricia Murphy of Trumbull and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather Robert Heeks Sr.

Friends and family are invited to attend his funeral services on Monday at 10:00 a.m. Directly at St. Catherine of Siena Church 190 Shelton Rd. Trumbull. Interment in Nichols Village Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trumbull ACE Foundation, http://www.trumbullace.org/donate.htm .

To leave an online condolence please visit mullinsfh.com.