Maria Da Conceicao Oliveira Soares

October 23, 1928 - April 6, 2019

Maria Da Conceicao Oliveira Soares, 90, was a resident of Inverness, Florida, formerly of Portugal. She was visiting Cape Coral, Florida for the holidays where she became ill and passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019. She was born on October 23, 1928 in Guetim-Espinho, Portugal to Julio Pereira Soares and Emilia De Oliveira, now deceased.

Maria was of the Catholic faith. She migrated from Portugal to Venezuela at the age of thirty with her husband and three children. She worked hard as a concierge, while helping her son and daughter-in-law raise her two granddaughters. At the age of 73, she migrated to America to be reunited with her son and family. Maria was a kind and gentle person. She loved cooking, watching soccer and spending time laughing with her family. Maria was blessed to meet many great grandchildren and two great great granddaughters. The family will forever cherish the beautiful memories.

She is survived by her two loving children, Sebastiao Oliveira Da Rocha and his wife, Celeste Da Rocha of Inverness, FL and Fatima Oliveira De Rodriguez and her husband, Herminio Rodriguez of Venezuela; seven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren as well as seven great great grandchildren.

Maria was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Antonio Ferreira Da Rocha in 1992; a daughter, Maria Alzira De Matos as well as two siblings.

A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd, Cape Coral 33904 with Father Eduardo Coll officiating.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Maria Soares are suggested to Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing,

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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