U.S. veteran, great–grandfather of 12


NORTH READING —  Benjamin “Ben” Soep, 90, of North Reading, formerly of Malden entered eternal rest February 8, 2015.

He was the devoted husband of the late Miriam (Goldberg) Soep and the beloved father of Howard and Maxine Soep and Michael and Michele Soep. He was also the adored grandfather of Lea and Boris Tabenkin, Matthew and Lisa Soep, Jaclyn and Tim O’Connor, Jessica and Michael Ashe, Jason Soep, and 12 great–grandchildren.

Benjamin was the loving brother of the late Bernard Soep and is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Goldman Funeral Chapel 174 Ferry St. Malden on Friday February 13.. Interment was in Woburn.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472, American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701, or the Ronald McDonald House 229 Kent St. Brookline, MA 02446.