We are extremely saddened by the passing of our member, Marie Rocha. Our sincere and deepest condolences to Sabastian Rocha and the family. May her soul rest in peace. Please see below message from the Rocha family.
Dear Family and Friends,
It is with great sadness that the family of Marie Rocha announces her passing peacefully in Calgary on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at the age of 89.
She is grieved by her loving husband of 66 years, Sebastian Rocha; children Lynda (Angelo) Affonso, Tony (Charlotte), Mary (Neville) Rego, Barbara (Vernon) Lewis and Zelma (Ashley) Carvalho; grandchildren Crystal (Andrew), Allison, Justin (Mia), Jonathan (Rachel), Jordan, Joshua, Jason, Kimberley and Richard; great-grandchildren Julia, Enzo, Ethan and Elsie; she was predeceased by her parents Patrick and Candida Mendes; and her siblings Mickey (Juliet), Annie (Nicholas), Baltu (Colleen), Kitty (Connie) and Fr. Gaspar.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (15 Templebow Road NE, Calgary) on Monday, November 13, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery (243208 Garden Road, Calgary) followed by a reception to celebrate Marie’s life at Evan J Strong Funeral Services (North Location – 3625 12 Street NE, Calgary). Friends and family who are unable to attend, the mass will be live streamed at https://youtube.com/live/QjiZhznqoSs?feature=share
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer’s Society at #201, 222 – 58 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: 403-290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. (403) 265-1199
Link to obituary: https://www.evanjstrong.com/obituary/Marie-Rocha