Fairlawn Mortuary

180 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA


Margaret G. Soares

20 February, 19439 May, 2020

Margaret G. Soares, 77, of Fairhaven, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Sippican Healthcare in Marion.

Born in St. Michael, Azores, daughter of the late John Gomes Soares and Sophie (Botelho) Soares, she came to the United States in 1950 at the age of 6 years old. She has resided in Fairhaven since 1970.

Margaret had worked as a stitcher in the local textile industry for 26 years. She was also a manager at Delken Laundromat for 18 years.

She enjoyed needlepoint, word search puzzles and trips to the casinos.

She is survived by her siblings, Daniel Soares of Fairhaven, Michael Soares of Freetown and Rose Marie Houghton of Fairhaven; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was the sister of the late Fernando, Bert and John Soares.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of her niece, Danielle may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100 N, Bethesda, MD 20814 or online at www.cff.org. Her funeral services will be private. Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. For online tributes, please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com


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George Medeiros

10 May 2020

Margaret used to call me her Georgy Porgy. Miss the malt shops and theaters. May she rest in peace 🌹

Marie Medeiros-Rock

10 May 2020

I remember her always razing me until I was about 14 years old. One time we had a heart to heart talk at my parents yard over general things in life, I noticed she never gave me a hard time since then. I guess she made me feel grown up...💕