Barbara Wilkes Silbersack of Darien passed away Saturday, Sept. 19 at Stamford Hospital. She was 72 years old.
Born Sept. 14, 1948 in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Henry George and Lena (Michalski) Wilkes.
Barbara received her bachelor’s degree from Newton College. She worked as a marketing executive for the Financial Times.
She is survived by two sisters, Suzanne O’Neill and Patricia Wilkes and a brother, Richard Wilkes. She was predeceased by her husband, John Wayne Silbersack. Along with her husband, Barbara was a life-long lover of animals, especially her cats.
The family will receive friends at Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien from 9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. that day at St. Thomas More Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in New Canaan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854.
— an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left