Shane Miklas, age 36, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 unexpectedly at home.
He was born in Whittier, Calif., the son of Terrence Miklas of Hampton, N.H. and Rebecca (Sciacca) Miklas of FL. When Shane was young, his family moved to New England. He was a graduate of Newburyport High School class of 1999 and University of North Florida class of 2005. Shane held the position of Senior Business Development Office at Stewart Title Guaranty Company where he worked for many years.
Shane was the 7th son and the bright light of the Miklas clan. In April, Shane married Amanda (Patnaude) and together they purchased a home and moved to Beverly. Shane and Amanda loved their new home and enjoyed entertaining and cooking for friends and family. Shane also enjoyed his sports and keeping up with his L.A. teams.
Shane was very charismatic with a magnetic personality. He was loved by so many and had a wealth of friends. He had a true zest for life. And best of all, a heart of gold! Shane’s bright light, warm wit, energy and love for his family will truly be missed.
Surviving him in addition to his wife and parents are six brothers, Eric Miklas and his wife, Stacey of Florida, Jamie Miklas of Fla., Noah Miklas and his wife, Jennifer of Cambridge, Torin Miklas of Florida, Niles Miklas of New Hampshire and Joel Miklas of Florida; paternal grandmother, Margaret Miklas of California; mother-in-law, Elaine Levasseur and her husband, Mark of Maine, father-in-law, Rick Patnaude of Maine; sister-in-law, Jessica Melanson and her husband, Robert of FL, also many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and colleagues.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly at 10 a.m. Visiting hours on Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. We ask that you love your family and smile at your neighbors today and every day in Shane’s memory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Shane C. Miklas Fund, 3 Palmer Road, Beverly, MA 01915. Directions, information, and condolences can be found at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on  October 11, 2017