On August 4, 2018 Carol A. (Weaver) Soberano, 72, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic after a hard fought battle with cancer. Her fierceness, strength, and class kept her going through the multiple illness that preceded her death. Carol was born on June 8, 1946 in Barberton, Ohio to Gertrude and Edgar Weaver who preceded her in death. She joins gentle and loving husband Reynaldo M Soberano, as well as her in-laws Marino and Lourdes Soberano and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She leaves behind her loving children Mark (Sarah) Soberano & Gina Soberano-Danek. Her great joys in life were her grandchildren Blaise, Aidan, Owen, Josiah, Phoebe, Stella, and Isaac Soberano and Colin and Chase Danek. Carol also leaves behind her sisters Patricia (Richard) Ferry, Paula (John) McDonough, Donna (Thomas) Ocepek and brother Dennis Weaver. She also has cherished memories with her many nieces and nephews.
Carol earned her Bachelor’s degree at Kent State University in Early Childhood Development and her Master degree at Akron University in Speech and Language Pathology. Carol’s work experiences were within the Akron and Barberton Public School in Speech and Language Pathology. Additionally, she helped to head up Decker Family Development Center in Barberton. Throughout her career she was involved in many professional organizations ASHA, OSHA, ARSHA, and Delta Kappa Gamma. Carol was also very involved at St. Augustine Church where she was a member of the choir & St. Monica’s alter society.
In her retirement, Carol while in PA with Rey, was also was a member of the St Stanislaus Choir & she also did some work for the Easter Seals Society. Upon their return to Akron, Carol joined the Summit Choral Society, volunteered at Summa Barberton Hospital, was a member of The Holy Hour Program, the parish choir, the funeral choir and was a cantor for masses at St. Augustine Parish. She became active and learned to love yoga during her retirement. Carol also loved her crossword puzzles, looking at her garden, game nights with her many friends, and traveling the world and country with her husband till her body gave way.
Carol will always be remembered for her fierce love of the underdog, her passion for individuals that needed the most support whether monetarily, physically, or emotionally, she was always in their corner no matter the circumstances. She was a great friend, conversationalist, sounding board and loved by so many because of her grace, strength and class throughout her life. She will be terribly missed…
Carol’s calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday August 10, 2018 at SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 204 Sixth St. NW, Barberton. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Family requests memorial be made to The American Cancer Society, The Magic City Kiwanis Esther Ryan Shoe Fund, and St Augustine Church Foundation. To share a memory or send a condolence please visit www.silva-hostetler.com (330-825-8700).