Service:A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be private.

Mary Julia Szendry Soltes


September 30, 1918 ~ May 18, 2012

Mary Julia Szendry Soltes, 93, wife of the late Albert J. Soltes of Norwalk died Friday, May 18, 2012 at the Aurora Care Facility in Norwalk. Born on September 30, 1918, she was the youngest daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Jarorsky Szendry.

Mrs. Soltes attended the Norwalk schools and worked in a munitions factory during the World War II years.  She married Albert J. Soltes on May 26, 1945.  They attended St. Ladislaus’ Church.

She is survived by her two sons, Donald of Manchester, Connecticut and Thomas and his wife Sharon of Norwalk; and one grandson, Ian of Norwalk.  She was predeceased by her husband of 35 years, her parents, her three sisters, Margaret, Helen and Elizabeth and their spouses.

A Memorial Service will be held on June 7, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN  37214-0800 or via their online website.

  1. Dear Tom,

    My sincerest sympathy and condolences to you (and Donald) on the loss of your mother.
    Also to Ian on the loss of his grandmother.

    Warmest regards,
    Tom Penrose

    June 13, 2012
    Thomas Penrose -

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