October 8, 1941 - May 30, 2019
Felino G. Soriano, formally of Wallace, Ca passed away on May 30, 2019 with members of his family by his side. Felino, otherwise known as "Ellie" was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Oct. 8 1941 to Carmen and Paulino Soriano. Ellie graduated from St. Williams College, Laoag City with a B.S. in Commerce. He was an accountant for AgVid, a construction firm before immigrating to the U.S. in 1969. Ellie settled in Santa Maria, Ca where several of his siblings were. He worked for Columbia Records before moving to San Jose, Ca in 1984 after marrying Clarita Go and retired from the USPS. He also opened a care home in Valley Springs, Ca.
Ellie enjoyed playing tennis, scrabble, mahjong, and in his earlier years fishing with friends. He was a devoted husband, loving son and brother, fun and caring uncle, loyal friend, and faithful servant of God.
Ellie was preceded in death by his parents Paulino and Carmen, sisters Helen Soriano, Betty Reed, and Teresita Soriano, and his first wife Clarita. He is survived by his second wife MariaRita; they had just celebrated their 3 year anniversary this past May, 2 stepsons, sisters Lorina Sagisi, Lily Soriano, Jemima Zafiro, Myrna Acierto, Delia Noll, and Carmen Navarrete, brothers Gody, Edwin, Henry, and Nelson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for Felino will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. with a rosary at 6:00p.m. at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00a.m. at St. Joachim Catholic Church, located at 13392 E. Lockeford Ranch Road, Lockeford CA, 95237. The service will conclude at a graveside at Cherokee Memorial Park, located off of Highway 99 at Harney Lane, Lodi CA, 95240.
Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Soriano family.
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