NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ--Sofia Mercedes Feinberg, 55, beloved wife of Dr. Paul M. Feinberg of North Plainfield, NJ, passed into God’s eternal hands on Sunday, September 22, 2019, following a valiant battle against ovarian cancer. Sofia was born on September 24, 1963 in San Francisco Zapotitlán, Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, the cherished daughter of Rafael Reyes and the late Sofia Romelia Barrios de Reyes. She attended Francisco Marroquín University (UFM) in Guatemala City, Guatemala and later spent 16 years as a news anchor for TVQ in Mazatenango, Guatemala. In addition to her husband and father, Sofia is survived by five sisters and two brothers: Marco Reyes of Teià, Barcelona, Spain; Lucy Whitaker and her husband Michael of San Antonio, TX; Claudia Ingram and her husband Mike of Austin, TX; Miriam Gaddy and her husband Steven of Austin, TX; Yisrel Reyes Barrios, Norma Reyes Barrios and Jorge Reyes Barrios, all of Mazatenango; her niece Lucy Ridenour of San Antonio, TX; her nephews Steven Reyes, Julio Cesar Reyes and Gary Reyes, of Mazatenango; Michael Whitaker of Cannon AFB, NM; Eric Ingram of Amherst, MA; Steven Anthony and Patrick Gabriel Gaddy, of Austin, TX; Clifford Stueck and John Stueck, Jr., of Scotch Plains, NJ; and cousin Jane De Santo of League City, TX. She will be dearly missed by Aunt Silda Griffiths of La Porte, TX and Mrs. Marilyn Ingram of El Paso, TX.
A funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24 (Sofia’s birthday) at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 516 W 6th Street, Plainfield, NJ.
Visitation with the family will follow from 4 – 8 p.m. at Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home, 22 Craig Place, North Plainfield, NJ