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Obituary of Mary Soares

Mary J. Soares 85, of Archbald, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Mid Valley Health Care Center, after an extended illness.


Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Bruno Soares. She was a graduate of Archbald High School and was employed at Barbizon Inc. in Jessup and RCA Manufacturing, in Throop until her retirement. A lifelong Archbald resident she was a member of St. Mary’s Assumption Church, Queen of Angels Parish.

She was a kind and loving sister, Godmother, cousin and friend who loved crocheting, sewing and needlepoint. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

She is survived by a sister, Evelyn Soares, Archbald, an aunt, Evelyn  Coslo, Carbondale, Godchild, Donna Hibbard and several cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother Joseph Soares.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the James M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St. Peckville, with mass at 11:00 at St. Michael’s Church, Jessup. Entombment, Our Mother of Sorrows Mausoleum, Carbondale. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM. For online condolences go to funeral home website.