Mrs. Marianne “Babe” Adeline Rocha, age 92 “Entered into Rest” on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Brandel Manor in Turlock, CA surrounded by her family. Mrs. Rocha was born in Turlock and lived in Turlock all her life with the exception of living in Newman for 9 years after their marriage and was a homemaker for 72 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Native Daughters of the Golden West both of Turlock and Gustine Seniors, Emanuel Medical Center Auxiliary. Mrs. Rocha is survived by her Husband of 72 years Joaquin Rocha of Turlock; Daughter – Joanne Teem and her Husband Peter of Turlock; Son – Paul Rocha of Modesto; Four Grandchildren – Heather Johnson and husband Derek, Courtney Rocha, Kirk Rocha and Joshua Teem; Two Great Grandchildren – Braydon and Haylee Johnson. Preceded in death by Parents – John and Marie Goncalves, Two Brothers – Frank and Henry Goncalves and One Sister – Madeline Azevedo.
Services are scheduled with Visitation – Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St., Turlock; Combined Rosary and Funeral Mass – Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1200 Lyons Ave., Turlock; Interment – following Funeral Mass at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock.
Arrangements are under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock, (209) 634-4904, www.whitehurstnortondiasfunerals.com