Esmeralda ROCHA

ROCHA, Esmeralda - Born in Angra, Terceira Island, Azores September 17, 1923. Arrived in Canada 1955. Died December 24, 2012 at Toronto Western Hospital. Mass 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Helen's Church to Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation 1 hour prior to leaving to church at 8:30 a.m. Ryan & Odette Ltd., 1498 Dundas St. W., at Dufferin. Wife of Valdemar (1920-2005), mother of Luciana Bosco, Luciano Rocha (Lucia), Edward Rocha (Vicki), the late Joyce Petrini. Grandmother of 9, great-grandmother of 8, great- great-grandmother of 3.

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 26, 2012