Maria "Fernanda" (Sousa) Soares

April 29, 1933 ~ January 20, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Maria "Fernanda" Soares Obituary

Maria “Fernanda” (Sousa) Soares of Watertown, January 20, 2023. Age 89. Loving daughter of the Manuel & Claudina (Pereira) Sousa. Beloved wife of the late Lourenco Soares. Loving mother of Alvaro I. Soares, Maria L. Soares, and John S. Soares & his wife Marianne all of Watertown. Dear sister of Adelina, Aurelia, Claudina, Manuel Sousa, Enia and the late Joao. Loving grandmother of Nina, Nick, and Jake.

Fernanda was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was all about family and was the matriarch of the Soares family.  She enjoyed cooking meals for her entire family.  Other hobbies of Fernanda included knitting blankets for her beloved grandchildren whom she loved dearly, and gardening, and caring for her favorite flower the Orchid.  She had an amazing green thumb and had a vast array of different flowers in her garden.

Funeral from the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. Watertown Wednesday January 25, at 9 AM followed by Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown at 10 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Fernanda’s memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or at www.kidney.org



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January 24, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Mass of Christian Burial
January 25, 2023

10:00 AM
Church of Saint Patrick
212 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472


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