Mary Soares, 88, a lifelong Warren resident, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Crestwood Nursing Home. She was a daughter of the late Manuel and Bella (Martins) Soares.
Mary worked for Crown Fastener for 28 years and R & J Mfg. for 15 years. She leaves a daughter, Janice Belford of Illinois; two sisters, Isabel Morrison of Johnston and Maximina Medeiros of Warren; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia Costa. She was a sister of the late Joseph and Manuel Soares Jr.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where family will receive friends from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Metacom Avenue. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bristol.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914. See wjsmithfh.com.