OBITUARY: Scott Michael Gilbert, 23

WILMINGTON, MA — Scott Michael Gilbert, age 23, of Wilmington and Billerica, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2018, at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston.

Scott was born on March 2, 1995, in Winchester, MA; he was the cherished son of Michael S. and Sharleen P. (Wentzell) Gilbert. Scott was raised and educated in Wilmington and was a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 2013. Scott was a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Billerica Youth and Wilmington High School wrestling teams; he along with his father and brothers are avid wrestlers and wrestling fans.

Scott will be fondly remembered for his unconditional love and devotion to his family and friends; especially his daughter Brooklyn who was the light of his life. He had and incredible smile and was loved by all who knew him. Scott will forever be in the hearts of those he touched.

Scott was the devoted “Daddy” of Brooklyn Gilbert, loving companion of Kristina Smith, cherished son of Michael and Sharleen Gilbert, dear brother of Bradley, Cameron and Thomas Gilbert all of Pepperell, formerly of Wilmington and Billerica, beloved grandson of Diane and Clayton Wentzell and Theresa and Robert Gilbert all of Wilmington. Scott is further survived by his godparents as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, July 12th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Family and friends will gather for a Funeral at the Funeral Home on Friday, July 13th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St.Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Scott Gilbert
Scott Michael Gilbert

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)

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  1. My love and prayers go out to all of the Gilbert family members!!!! I love you all and although there are no words or sayings to make all of you feel better, Mike and sharleen, you are two of the strongest people I’ve know and now is the time to stick together and be a team! I love you guys…. Kerry Anne Laffin

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