ROCHA, KYLE C., 24, of Shelldrake Rd., passed away on Sunday. He was the son of Sandra (Cannity) Rocha and the late Robert Rocha.
Kyle was a 1999 graduate of Barrington High School and a 2004 Graduate of the University of Rhode Island. Upon graduation he took a position as an Environmental Analyst with R.I. Analytical in Warwick. Previous to this, Kyle had been a longtime lifeguard at Scarborough State Beach. He loved surfing and classic cars especially Mustangs.
Besides his mother, he leaves 2 brothers, Jess Rocha and his wife Kara and Blake Rocha; his maternal Grandfather, John S. Cannity and his wife Beverly; his maternal grandmother, Eleanor Barrett and her husband Freddie; his paternal grandparents, Belmira Rocha and the late Joseph Rocha; his girlfriend, Laura Brazee; and many uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Calling hours Wednesday 4-8 PM in the A. A. MARIANI & SON Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St., Providence. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 AM in St. Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main St. (Route 114), Warren. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to: Surfrider Foundation, R.I. Chapter, P.O. Box 43, Narragansett, RI 02882.
Published in The Providence Journal on Jun. 6, 2006.