1952 - 2020
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WILKES, Brent Ames Of Gloucester, formerly of Middleton and Saratoga Springs, NY, September 10th, 2020, at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Linda (Dadourian) Wilkes. Devoted father of Erin Wilkes and her husband Gabriel Casellanos and her mother Betsy Timmerman. Stepfather of Laura Engel and her husband Greg and Anne MacMillan and her husband Dave. Cherished stepgrandfather Jacob, Justin, Megan and Joshua Engel and Madeline MacMillan. Loving brother of Gail Moyers and her husband Michael and the late Jeffrey Wilkes. Stepbrother of the late Ruth Adrienne Handschu. Loving son of the late Gordon and Frances (Ames) Wilkes. Devoted uncle of Brent Moyers, Amy Moyers and Daren Wilkes and Stephanie Wilkes, along with many great nieces and nephews. Services for Brent will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reading, at a date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Brent's Memory to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn St, Reading, MA 01867, Boston Public Television at, Boston's NPR News Station at, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, WMHT Public Media, The Unitarian Universalist Church, 624 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation,, Caffe Lena of Saratoga Springs and Albany, New York and the Albany Pro Musica at

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I am so sorry to hear of Brent’s passing. My memory will always include the laughs we had together even when working on the toughest of issues. The smiles and the laughs will stay with me forever.
My deepest condolences to Linda and the family.
Bob & Debbie Rehm
October 16, 2020
Linda and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Brent's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May He Rest in Peace!
Karen LaPointe
September 30, 2020
I was so sorry to hear of Brent's passing. He was such a wonderful mentor during my time at Caffe Lena, and became a very good friend in the process. I appreciated his guidance and generosity, and wish you solace during this difficult time, Linda.
Dianne Winter
September 25, 2020
Dear Linda, such heartbreaking news. I am so sorry to hear of Brent's passing. A wonderful guy! We were lucky to have him as a part of our UUCR family.
Michele Catalano
September 21, 2020
So sorry to hear. A true gentleman in every sense.
Bill Tufts
September 20, 2020
Linda and family, my heartfelt sympathy on Brent's passing. He was a generous and kind person and I enjoyed working for him.
Joan Mokay
September 20, 2020
I have warm memories of conversations with Brent and his enthusiastic work on behalf of the UU mission. So shocked and saddened to learn of his passing.
September 19, 2020
We have many fond memories of Brent. He was an amazing man. We will miss him. Our heartfelt condolences to Linda, Erin and his entire family. May his memory be eternal. Sandy and Buzz Stapczynski
Sandy Stapczynski
September 19, 2020
A good friend and welcome presence in any setting. Quick to laugh and never a harsh word for anyone (without due cause). Brent was thoughtful and smart and his energy and good humor will surely be missed by us all. Hard to believe he is gone so soon.
jeff steuart
September 18, 2020
Worked with Brent for 20 years. So sorry to hear of his passing. Linda my deepest condolences to you. Will always remember him as being a gentleman and one of his best times he spoke about was going to a CSN concert with his daughters. May he Rest In Peace.
Frank Laurita
September 18, 2020
I worked for Brent for many years. He was a great man. Cared greatly for his employees. So sorry to hear of his passing. He will truly be missed.
Laura Sanderson
September 17, 2020
A life fully lived, He will be missed.
Ellen Childress
September 17, 2020
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