Brenna Reynolds, formerly Wrest, of Burlington, VT died on January 1, 2021. She was 47. Brenna grew up in Beverly, Mass, Essex Junction and Westford, Vt. She graduated from Essex Junction Educational Center and earned a BA degree from Trinity College, Burlington, Vt.
Brenna had many skills and interests. She had significant intellectual capabilities and was interested in current events, particularly about the inequality of people of color. Her sense of humor was renowned and she had a vast collection of friends. She was generous and kind. Most recently she found talent in using colored pencils, learning how to draw and creating zentangle designs. She was quite an athlete in her younger years and an avid sports fan.
Brenna was supported for many years by medical professionals, organizations, family, and friends as she tried to calm the effects of mental health and addiction issues.
Brenna leaves behind her beloved children Gabriel Reynolds of Claremont NH, and William and Mya Smith of Ticonderoga, NY, her sister Aurie Mercer, her children Ariane & Wesley of Watervliet, NY, a brother Dennis Wrest of Burlington, a brother Luke Wrest Danbury, CT a sister Saveth Wrest of Moriah, NY- predeceased, a sister Christa Wrest of Moriah, NY, a sister Gina Wrest of Bristol, a brother Jeremiah Wrest, Troy, NY, her mother Lois Reynolds of Brattleboro, and father Charles Wrest of Watervliet, NY.
The family will have a Celebration of Life via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81889472707?pwd=c1RJRWRoWkttV0txMjJLTW5YWDhKUT09 on Wednesday January 13, 2021 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. with prayers being offered at 4:45 pm.