Margaret R. Duarte
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A prayer service and burial will be Friday, Nov. 8, for Margaret R. Duarte, 89, a lifelong Tracy resident, who died Monday, Nov. 4.

Born on Aug. 9, 1924, to Ricardo Pacheco and Martha Naredo of Tracy, Mrs. Duarte worked more than 30 years for the local Triple E Produce processing plant.

Survivors include six children, Jesse Soria, and his wife, Jovita, of Stockton, Robert Soria, and his wife, Gloria, of Manteca, David Soria, and his wife, Irma, of Tracy, Esther Rodriquez, and her husband, Sergio, of Tolleson, Ariz., Elizabeth Rodriquez of Tracy and Helen Zamora, and her husband, Manuel, of Stockton; a sister, Loretta Murillo of Sacramento; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Jesse Gomez; a son, Joe Soria; a daughter, Gloria Soria; and three brothers, Ricardo, Tomas and Gilbert Pacheco.

The prayer service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., followed by burial in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. A guest book can be viewed and signed at

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