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John Andrew Wilkinson

Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2024

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Visitation: Following the Service

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

John Andrew Wilkinson, 61, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024. He was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey and raised in Lee, Massachusetts. He graduated from Lee High School in 1981. Upon graduation, John served 4 years in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Midway as an Avionics Specialist. After receiving an honorable discharge, he worked 35+ years for the U.S. Department of Defense, primarily as an IT Specialist.

John was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Wilkinson (née Kingsley); father, Brad Wilkinson and his longtime partner, Patricia Benton; and brother, Stephen Wilkinson. He is survived by his wife, Debi McGill-Wilkinson and her child, Ryan McGill; his children, Drew & Jane Wilkinson and their mother, Valerie Wilkinson; sister, Cindy Jordan (Reed); brother, David Wilkinson (Denise); sister in law, Susan Wilkinson; Patricia Benton's children, Michael Benton (Tiffany) and Lisa Philbrick (Kelly); nephews, Bradley Wilkinson and Matt Jordan (Chelsea); nieces, Brooke Wilkinson, Erika White (Jay), and Aimee Philbrick; great-nieces, Nadia Odell, Natalea Odell, Emilia Jordan, and Charlotte White; and great-nephew, Rhys Jordan.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024 at Weymouth Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, John would want donations to be made to https://southsidespca.org/donate-online/, American Cancer Society or St. Jude Hospital in his memory. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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#2 Elizabeth Foster 2024-05-24 17:25
John was one of a kind. I met him when he was still a teenager and he has always had a heart of gold. John, you will be greatly missed by so many. I was fortunate to have known you. Rest in
Peace John
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#1 Jean Mercer 2024-05-19 14:50
John and I worked together setting up the Human Resource IT systems for the Department of Navy almost thirty years ago. He was a delightful team member and friend. I’m saddened to learn of his loss but hold onto some if the wonderful memories we have as a “Code 20 team”.
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