May 26, 2024

Olive B. (Medeiros) Soares


Olive B. (Medeiros) Soares, age 94 of Rehoboth, passed away on August 14, 2022 at Saint Luke Hospital.

She was the beloved wife of the late John Soares, Jr.

Olive was born in Rehoboth, the daughter of the late Frank R. and Mary C. (Perry) Medeiros.

Before retiring, Mrs. Soares was employed with the Rehoboth School Dept as a bus driver of bus #1.

She was a member of the Council of Aging, and enjoyed dancing with her husband, playing cards with her family, camping and fishing.

Mrs. Soares is survived by her loving children: Janet Kissell of Rehoboth, Sheryl Cory of North Dartmouth and Judi Watroba of Norton. Olive was one of 13 children. She was also the grandmother of 6 Jaime and husband Mike of Warwick, Jacob and partner Colby of Swansea, Andrea and husband Kevin of East Providence, Leah and husband Michael of Medford, MA, Tyler and wife Tyler of Rehoboth, Kellie and husband Jay of Los Angeles, CA .Olive is also a great-grandmother of 4 Victoria, Adrian, Levi, and Phillip and also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Olive’s funeral will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 8:30am from the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Saint Anthony Church 126 School Street, Taunton. Interment will follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, August 18th,  from 4 to 7pm in the Silva Funeral Home. Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts made to; St Jude’s Children Foundation in Olive’s memory, would be deeply appreciated.

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