Arthur B. Rocha, 81, of Little Compton, passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River. He was the devoted husband of Rita A. (Cicconi) Rocha; they had been married for 56 years.
Born in Little Compton, he was a son of the late Frank B. and Albina (Correira) Rocha. He was a laborer for Grande Brothers of Newport for many years.
Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Arthur J. Rocha; a daughter, Cheryl A. Rocha; three grandchildren, one great grandchild, several brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 28, at 10 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Church on The Commons. Funeral arrangements are by Fern Acres Funeral Home, Little Compton.