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Maria C Rocha
November 16, 1929 - December 09, 2021
Obituary For Maria C Rocha
Maria C (Barata) Rocha, 92, of Peabody, died Thursday evening surrounded by her family, at her home following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Antonio C Rocha.
Born in St. George, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Lionel and Carolina (Freitas) Barata. She was raised and educated in Portugal before immigrating to the United States and has lived in Peabody for the past 50 years.
Maria was a group leader for over 30 years for Blyer Industries in Wakefield before retiring many years ago.
Maria is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Antonio and Maria Fatima Rocha of Salem and Carlos and Teresa Rocha of Peabody, her brother and sister-in-law, Lionel and Zulmira Barata of Salem, her sister Branca Barata of Reno, NV, and is also survived by her beloved three grandchildren, Antonio J. and his wife Jennifer Rocha of Pelham, NH, Marlene Calisto and Sandra Rocha, both of Peabody, her four great grandchildren, Landon and Lincoln Rocha, and Savannah and Destinee Calisto and also by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Raul Barata and Maria Luisa.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Walsh Ave, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held today, Monday from 5:00 until 8:00 PM. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem.
The family respectfully ask for all those attending to consider wearing a facial covering.