Frank Porfirio Rocha
Frank Porfirio Rocha also known as Sonny Rocha passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2014 at Houston Hospice in Houston. He was born in Salinas, California on June 11, 1949, the son of Arturo and Margarita Rocha. Also raised by Frank Rocha of San Marcos, Texas, Dolores Gonzalez of Greenfield, California and Lee and Celia Velasquez of San Marcos, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty seven years Diane Rocha; by his daughter Andrea Walter and her husband William Walter; by his grandson Ethan Walter; by his sisters Stella Juarez and her husband Augustine, Monica Flores-Rojo and her husband Victor, and Deborah Velasquez-Spruell; by his brothers Arturo Rocha and his wife Betty, Joseph Rocha and his wife Alice, Arnold Rocha, Richard Rocha, Ted Flores, Charles Velasquez, James Velasquez and his wife Flo, Steve Velasquez; by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and by numerous dear friends whom he loved and loved him. He will be remembered for his love for his family and friends and for his amazing sense of humor.
A mass will be held at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Monday, Nov. 24 at 3617 Milam Street, Houston followed by a Celebration of Life and reception at Bradshaw-Carter Funeral Home at 12 p.m. at 1734 W. Alabama, Houston.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and the Houston Hospice for their care.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that any contributions be made directly to LifeGift or to The American Diabetes Association.