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Miguel A. Soto

December 22, 1925 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 91)
Miguel “Tato” Angel Soto, 91 of Springfield, passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 19th. He was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and was predeceased by his wife Luz Maria Soto (Olivera) in 2011. Miguel was the son of the late Isaias and Maximina Soto. He was also predeceased by his brothers Raphael Soto, Alberto Soto and Israel Soto. He is survived by his loving children, Lourdes Soto, Michael Soto and his wife Angela Soto, Richard Soto, Maxime Soto, Lucy Soto-Abbe and her husband Marc Abbe. He also leaves his three grandsons, Zachary A. Mendez, Richard I. Soto and Michael M. Soto as well as a precious new great granddaughter Talula E. Soto. He also leaves his sisters Carmen Colon, Ana Campos, Carmen Bobe, Eva Colon, Clara Oritz, and Hilda Rivera, two brothers Emilio Soto and Juan Soto as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to his immediate family members, Miguel also leaves Marcia Abbe who spent every Tuesday afternoon visiting him, Orlando Santiago, a man he considered an “adopted son” and Miguelina Rivas, his niece and Goddaughter. Miguel retired from the City of Springfield in 1992. He was an avid musician and gardener. He loved playing his guitar and singing love songs. He loved birds and most of all, his grand dog Oreo. Miguel loved his family with all his heart. He was a long-time parishioner of All Souls Church and a musician in the church choir. Family and friends are invited to meet on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 8:30a.m. at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Avenue, Springfield, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00a.m. at All Souls Church, 449 Plainfield Street, Springfield. Entombment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Mausoleum in Springfield. Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 4p.m.-8p.m. at Hafey Funeral Home.

 Service Information

June 22, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hafey Springfield Chapels
494 Belmont Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

June 23, 2017

10:00 AM to TBD
All Souls Church
449 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107


St. Michael the Archangel Mausoleum
1601 State St.
Springfield, MA 01109

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