Artur V. Rocha
December 4, 1969 – May 3, 2018
Artur V. Rocha, age 48, of Dartmouth, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 after suffering a heart attack. He was the husband of Maria C. (Campos) Rocha, to whom he had been married to for 25 years.
Born in Salreu, Portugal, he was the son of Clarinda (Mota) Rocha and the late Joao Rocha, he emigrated to the United States at the age of 22 and was a long time area resident. Artur attended school in Portugal and was a boiler operator and machinist for Aerovax for the last 25 years.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a son, Marco A. Rocha of Dartmouth; a daughter Marina I. Rocha of Dartmouth; two sisters Lucilia Rocha and her husband Manuel Chipelo of France and Carla Rocha and her husband Hugo Pereira of New Bedford; and a sister in-law, Maria Carrelha and her husband Vitorino of New Bedford and many nieces and nephews.
His memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10:30AM in the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited. Arrangements are in the care of WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth. For tributes and online registration: www.waring-sullivan.com
- The late Joao Rocha, Father
- Clarinda (Mota) Rocha, Mother
- Maria C. (Campos) Rocha, Wife
- Marco A. Rocha, Son
- Marina I. Rocha, Daughter
- Lucilia Rocha & her husband Manuel Chipelo, Sister
- Carla Rocha & her husband Hugo Pereira, Sister
- Maria Carrelha & her husband Vitorino, Sister-in-law
- He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
- Memorial Mass Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Artur V. Rocha
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May 10, 2018
I only new art for a short time but we hit it off pretty good
He was a very funny guy and helped me out alot. I was deeply saddened by the news of his passing
I want to say to him thank you for letting me get to know you and you will be greatly missed. May god bless your family and friends. Boa noite arthur
George. Yrc driver
May 8, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and family. I remember when you all went to disney and you were so happy you went. Memories to that happy place in time. Your friend and former co worker at Stirrings and UNFI., God Bless you and family... We have to get together soon.
May 7, 2018
Maria and family. So sorry for your loss. I know there are no words that can make you feel any better. I will be praying for you and your family.
May 6, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family.
May 6, 2018
so sorry for your loss he always was very nice to me when i lived in his apartment my consolences to marie and the children
May 5, 2018
MARIA AND FAMILY I AM DEEPLY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.
I REMEMBER WHEN YOU WENT TO PORTUGAL TO MARRY AND HAD TO WAIT FOR HIM TO COME HERE. YOU WAS SO HAPPY...
WORKED AT RODNEY METALS TOGETHER.