NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Miriam Soury, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, September 1, 2016. She was 78 years old. Miriam was born in New York to the late Lena and Henry J. Perahia. At 17, she met the love of her life, Joseph Soury and together they built and shared a wonderful life together for 60 years. After raising her three children, Miriam worked as a Personnel executive for Westchester County. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, and most of all spending time with her family.