Emily R. Rocha

Passed away on January 16, 2016
Emily R. (Monteiro) Rocha, 84, of Wareham, died Saturday, January 16, 2016.  She was the wife of the late Walter J. Rocha. Born in Wareham, she was the daughter of the late Edgidio & Fannie (Santos) Monteiro.  A longtime resident of Wareham, Mrs. Rocha worked as a home health aide, in the local cranberry industry and for Aerovox in New Bedford.  She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Walter P. Rocha and Sheila A. Rocha both of Wareham, Mark A. Rocha of Sandwich and Fannie F. Nurse of Bourne; two brothers, Donald L. Monteiro and David Monteiro both of Wareham; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her son, the late Charles J. Rocha and her siblings, the late Manuel, William, Millard, Robert and Anthony Monteiro, Shirley Monteiro, Dorothy Jorge and Nancy Andrews-Roderick. Her funeral service will be held on Thurs., Jan. 21, 2016 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 10 AM.  Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wareham.  Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 5 - 8 PM at the funeral home.