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Mercedes Cruz Rocha
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Birth: 1908, Mexico
Death: 1979
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Mercedes Rocha, 78, died Saturday morning at a local hospital. She resided at 2310 South 9th St.
A native of Mexico, Mrs. Rocha came to St. Joseph in 1930. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Rocha, in 1940.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and St. Ann's Altar Society.
Surviving are three sons, Robert Rocha and Arthur Rocha, both of St. Joseph and John Rocha,Colby, Kan.; one daughter, Nadine Cortes, St. Joseph; two brothers, Alzonso Cruz and Jesse Cruz, both of St. Joseph; three sisters, Micaela Montemore, Francisco Barbosa, and Socorro Rodriguez, all of St. Joseph, 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
the parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Rupp Chapel. 
 
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 Parents:
  Florentino Cruz (1877 - 1958)
  Lydia Bravo Cruz (1888 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Felix Rocha (1902 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Adolpho Rocha (1926 - 1933)*
  Juan Cruz Rocha (1929 - 2013)*
  Robert Rocha (1931 - 1983)*
  Nadine M Rocha Cortez (1937 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francisco Santiago Cruz (1900 - 1975)*
  Alfonzo J. Cruz (1902 - 1984)*
  Francisca Cruz Barbosa (1905 - 1986)*
  Mercedes Cruz Rocha (1908 - 1979)
  Micaela Cruz Montemore (1910 - 1989)*
  Raymond Cruz (1914 - 1926)*
  Manuel Cruz (1919 - 1925)*
  Jesse A Cruz (1922 - 2002)*
  Socorro Theresa Cruz Rodriguez (1923 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Theresa Hernandez -White...
Record added: Jul 08, 2003
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Mercedes <i>Cruz</i> Rocha
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