Edward M. Soares
September 29, 1923 - December 15, 2017
Edward M. Soares of Grover Beach passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at the age of 94 years. He was born in Humboldt County, California. He lived in Lemoore for many years working as a dairy farmer. He and his wife Elsie retired to Grover Beach 25 years ago. Ed was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and the Kings County Cabrillo Club. He was also past president of the St. Anthony Celebration of Pismo Beach. Ed was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed reading the Fresno Bee every day. His favorite sports teams were the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.
Ed is survived by his wife of 63 years; Elsie Soares of Grover Beach and a sister; Adeline Flores of Orosi. He was preceded in death by his parents; Antonio and Frances Soares and 5 brothers; Tony, Jr., Albert, Danny, John and Ventura Soares.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 2-4 PM at Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel in Lemoore. Recitation of the Holy Rosary followed by Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Interment will follow in Lemoore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute to St. Peter's Catholic Church Building Fund, 870 N. Lemoore Ave., Lemoore, CA 93245 or the charity of the donor's choice.