April 10, 1938 – August 30, 2019
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lourenço Rocha on Friday August 30, 2019 at the age of 81. He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of nearly 50 years, Maria (Machado), and will be remembered for his generosity and warm smile. He will be forever adored by his children, Larry (Carmela) and Leslie (Jorge), for his endless devotion and kind heart. A proud and loving Vavô to Jessica, Nicole, Samantha, Jorgia and Charlotte, who will always carry him in their hearts. Loving son of the late João Pacheco da Rocha and the late Maria Jose Soares Rocha. Beloved brother of the late João (Maria Almedina), Elsa (late Alberto), Bernadette (late Francisco), Antonio (Teresina), Luis (Nelia), Fatima (Julio), Maria de Lourdes (João), and Guilhermina (Francisco). Caring son-in-law of the late Manuel Machado, late Maria Mendes Toste and brother-in-law of Manuel (Irene), Leonel (Susana) and Francisco. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Team at Princess Margaret Hospital and the St. Elizabeth nurses for their exceptional compassion and kindness.
Family and friends are invited to visit at Demarco Funeral Home, 3725 Keele St., North York on Tuesday September 3, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Church, 1675 Finch Ave. West, North York at 10:30 am. Entombment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery, 7241 Jane St, Concord. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation or the Terry Fox Foundation would be much appreciated.