OBITUARY

John G. Soares, Jr.

November 27, 1950October 9, 2018
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John G. Soares Jr., age 67 of New Bedford, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Care One at New Bedford. He was the son of the late John G. Soares Sr., and Sophie (Botelho) Soares.

Born in New Bedford, he was a lifelong resident of the city. He attended high school in New Bedford. He served in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed in the fishing industry on the New Bedford waterfront and by Titleist for 15 years. John was an avid motorcyclist, enjoyed hunting, fishing and searching for treasures with his metal detector.

He is survived by two brothers Michael Soares and his wife Kristen of East Freetown and Daniel A. Soares and his wife Patricia of Fairhaven; two sisters, Rosemarie Houghton and Margaret G. Soares both of Fairhaven and many, many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Bert G. Soares and Fred G. Soares.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers contributions in John’s name may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main Street, Natick, MA 01760. Burial is private. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com

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Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Monday, October 15, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial Private
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John G. Soares, Jr.

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Rick Arruda

October 16, 2018

Sorry for your loss Soares family. Remembering all the fun times at your brother Freddie's house.

Diana Landry

October 14, 2018

You were a great man, a wonderful step-dad, and husband.. You will forever be in my heart..I love you John. R.I.P.


Diane

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Biography

John G. Soares Jr., age 67 of New Bedford, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Care One at New Bedford. He was the son of the late John G. Soares Sr., and Sophie (Botelho) Soares.

Born in New Bedford, he was a lifelong resident of the city. He attended high school in New Bedford. He served in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed in the fishing industry on the New Bedford waterfront and by Titleist for 15 years. John was an avid motorcyclist, enjoyed hunting, fishing and searching for treasures with his metal detector.

He is survived by two brothers Michael Soares and his wife Kristen of East Freetown and Daniel A. Soares and his wife Patricia of Fairhaven; two sisters, Rosemarie Houghton and Margaret G. Soares both of Fairhaven and many, many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Bert G. Soares and Fred G. Soares.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers contributions in John’s name may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main Street, Natick, MA 01760. Burial is private. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com