06/06/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Ernie Soter
Ernest J. Soter
Newport News High School Class of 19__
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. Ernie Soter has passed away in Newport News at the age of 86.
From the Daily Press - 06/06/07:
Ernest J. Soter
NEWPORT NEWS - Ernest J. Soter,
86, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2007. Mr. Soter was born March 25, 1921,
to parents, the late George and Agnes Soter. He was a lifelong resident of
Newport News and had graduated from The Brothers school, Newport News High
School and the Newport News Apprentice School. He had also taken engineering
courses at the University of Virginia. He retired in 1977, after 30 years of
service as an engineering technician at NASA. He also served in the U.S.
Army during World War II. Ernie was preceded in death by five brothers,
Herbert, Joe, Buck, George and Charlie Soter; two sisters, Dorothy Soter and
Agnes Peterson. Survivors include two sisters, Cynthia S. Horan and Clara M.
Soter; three sisters-in-law, Virginia Soter, Myra Soter and Juanita Haskins;
and numerous nieces and nephews who loved him very much. The family will
receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at Peninsula
Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our
Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, officiated by Father Peter Tran.
Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be
made to a charity of choice. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of
your hands, O Lord
we humble entrust our Uncle Ernie
In this life you embraced him with your tender love;
deliver him now from every evil
and bid him enter eternal rest.
The old order has passed away:
welcome him then into paradise,
where there will be no sorrow, no weeping nor pain,
but the fullness of peace and joy
with your Son and the Holy Spirit
for ever and ever.
We miss and love you UE.
Tracy, Mary and Jonathon
Tracy, Mary and Jonathon - June
All of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time.
The Mackie and Miller Families
Punkin Mackie (Newport
News, VA) -
June 5, 2007
Uncle Ernie -- We send our prayers and love with you.
- Cyndi, Patrick & Jack
Cyndi Soter O'Neil
(Raleigh, NC) -
June 5, 2007
the family of Ernie,
I'm sorry to hear of Ernie's death.
I knew him at N.A.S.A.., and he was a friend of my father's.
Nat Saunders (Blairs, VA) -
June 6, 2007
ERNIE WAS A CLOSE FRIEND OF MANY FELLOWS IN HIS YOUNGER DAYS.
HE WAS A MEMBER OF MY WEDDING GROUP BACK IN 1952. HE WILL BE REMEMBERED BY US ALL.
GENE ALBERTSON (COLUMBIA,
June 7, 2007
|Cynthia, I just found out about Ernie's death. I am so sorry. It takes me back to 58th Street and him working on the boat in the driveway when I was a child. Always teasing me. He was a part of my growing up and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Jill Douglass Schumacher|
Jill Schumacher (Houston, TX) -
July 22, 2007
Our deepest sympathies are extended to the Soter family at this time.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER!
Love to all, Carol
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