Mary Soules

August 29, 1924 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 95)



Mary Grimshaw Soules, 95 of Lake Placid FL and New Haven, CT. died on January 27th, 2020. She was the wife of the late William Thomas Soules, and the daughter of the late Raymond and Catherine Grimshaw.  She is survived by her son William T. Soules of Middletown RI, and her daughter Dr. Jo-Ann Soules of Guilford, CT, four grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her brothers, Edward Grimshaw, Raymond Grimshaw, John Grimshaw, and Thomas Grimshaw, and her sisters, Theresa Grimshaw Souhrada and Catherine Grimshaw Ceraso.  She is survived by her sisters Carol Grimshaw Mennone, and Barbara Grimshaw Davidson and her brother Robert Grimshaw. She was born on August 29th, 1924 in Lowell MA., and later grew up in New Haven, CT .She retired from SNET after 25 years’ service and moved to Lake Placid FL.  Mary was an avid bowler, was Secretary / Treasurer for the WIBC in CT and in FL for many years.  Mary traveled to bowl in tournaments throughout the country including the cities of Las Vegas, Nevada, and San Diego, CA.  Also, for many years she bowled at the annual tournament in Keane, New Hampshire, and continued bowling long after her retirement.

Visiting hours will be on Friday, January 31th, from 4 to 7 PM at Hawley Lincoln Memorial Funeral Service, 1315 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday February 1 at St. George Catholic Church; 33 Whitfield St Guilford, CT. at 10:00 AM.  Interment will follow in the Beaverdale Memorial Park, 90 Pine Rock Av, New Haven, CT.  In lieu of any flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association. To sign the online guestbook please visit

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Mass of Christian Burial
February 1, 2020

10:00 AM
St. George Church

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