Anne M Soares, 74, of Swansea MA, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on February 15, after a courageous battle with lung cancer and complications from the corona virus.
She was the loving wife of John Soares and the daughter of the late Donald and Betty McCaffrey of Swansea, MA. She is survived by her sister Linda O’Brien and her brother David McCaffrey.
Aside from spending time with her children and grandchildren, Anne loved gardening, baking, animals and watching sports. She enjoyed summers at Newfound Lake with her family and spent her life caring and giving to others. She touched many lives with her generosity and passion for life.
Anne was born on May 27, 1946 in Wareham, MA. She grew up in Palmer, MA before moving to Swansea, MA where she graduated from Joseph Case High School in 1964. Later, she continued her education and became a medical secretary.
Anne was married to John Soares in August of 1964 and they were married for fifty- six years.
Anne is survived by her husband John, her four children, John and his wife Kathy Coons (Soares), Jeffrey, Peter and his wife Shawne Fagundes and Cynthia and her husband Dave Ring, her eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, Somerset. A celebration of Anne’s life will take place later. To leave an online condolence, go to www.hathawaysfunderals.com
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Anne Soares to
Joseph Case High School Scholarship Trust. Checks can be mailed directly to:
Case High Scholarship Trust
P. O. Box 33
Swansea, MA 02777
Joseph Case High School Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 33, Swansea MA 02777