Sebastiao A. Rocha
PAWTUCKET - Sebastiao A. Rocha, 78, entered into eternal rest on Thursday after an illness. He was the husband of the late Maria Filomena (Toste) Rocha.
He was born in Terceira Is. the Azores, a son of the late Sebastiao and Ilda de Amparo Rocha. He had lived in Pawtucket for the last 38 years. Mr. Rocha had been a machine operator at American Insulated Wire Co for several years. He was a member of the Amigos de Terceira, and a communicant of St. Anthony's Church in Pawtucket.
He leaves 5 daughters, Ligia Rocha and Marilia Frazao both of No. Providence, Filomena Vieira and Lucy Rocha of Pawtucket and Delia Ltief of California; a son Carlos Rocha of Pawtucket. He also leaves 3 brothers, Jose Borges of Terceira, Lourenco Borges of California and Carlos Borges of Lowell, MA, a sister, Maria L. Samagaio of Darthmouth, Ma. and 7 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren.
His Funeral will be held Wednesday at 8:15 AM from the Charles Coelho Funeral Home, 151 Cross St. Central Falls, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony's Church, Lawn Ave. Pawtucket at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call Tuesday evening, 5 until 8 PM.
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