In Memoriam

The Elkton Eclipse lost one of its former players this past week. Alberto “Taco” Soto who played on the club from 2009 until 2011 before joining the US Air Force lost his brief battle with cancer. He was 25. Below is his obituary.

Alberto Soto, 25, of Oxford, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 after a short battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Sherry (Madonna) Soto.

Born in Lancaster, Alberto was son of Wanda Soto of Landenburg and Jose Soto of Nottingham.

Alberto was active duty with the United States Air Force. He had been stationed at Dover, DE from June 2012 until December 2013.

He is survived, in addition to his wife and parents, by his three children: Veronika, Kristi and Nathon, all of Oxford; his sister, Nancy Neese of Camden, De., and his foster brothers and sisters, Carrie, Kurt, Ryan and Brian Naus.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11 AM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, followed by interment in the Oxford Cemetery. The viewing will be held from 10 until 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation, P.O. Box 33, Oxford, Pa. 19363 or to

Online condolences can be posted at

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