June 4, 2017
Cesar A. Soto, age 71, of Meriden, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, June 4, 2017 with his loving family by his side. He is survived by his long time companion of 45 years, Mildred Rosado, his daughters, Erika and Maribel Soto, sons, Edwin Munoz (Stacey), Adrian Soto (Maria Rivera), Cesar Soto Jr. (Marisol), Jose Soto (Shatina Valdez), Angel Guerra, and Gabriel and Robert Soto, and godchildren Leticia Guerra and Bismark Guerra Jr. He is also survived by many brothers and sisters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and dear friends. Cesar was born in Aguada, Puerto Rico on August 21, 1945. For many years he worked for Cousins Restaurant and Eyelet Specialty Manufacturing, both in Wallingford, but his true passion was cars, having recently worked as an auto body technician in Meriden. Above all else he loved spending time with his growing family, who will all greatly miss him. Friends are invited to visit with Cesar’s family on Saturday, June 10 from 10am-12pm in the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. A service celebrating his life will be held following the calling hours at 12pm. Interment will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.