Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

46 Water Street, Milford, MA 01757
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Joao M. Rosa, 93

Joao M. Rosa, 93, of Milford, where he has lived for 54 years, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Ana Maria (Pinto) Rosa, who passed in 2008.

Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Joaquim M. and Ana (DosSantos) Rosa. He moved to Portugal at the age of 9, and returned in 1959.                

He worked as a machinist for most of his life at Rockwell International in Hopedale, and at Stamp It Corp. in Milford. He also worked at the Chateau de Ville in Framingham.

A former member of the Milford Portuguese Club, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, raising rabbits, and making wine.

He was the father of Maryane Rosa (Smith) Mainini and her husband Peter of Uxbridge, Michael J. Rosa and his wife Celina of Uxbridge, and Kenneth J. Rosa and his wife Nicole of Milford. Grandfather of Jessica Rosa, Jennifer Rosa, Michael Rosa, Meaghan Smith, Anthony Smith, Samuel Rosa, Lucas Rosa and Noah Rosa. Brother of Manuel Rosa of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the late Precinda (Rosa) Mendes. Also survived by many brother and sister in laws, and nieces, nephews.        

His funeral will be held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St., in Milford, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 12 Noon at the St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church on Winter St.  Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery.

Calling hours are Friday, December 2, 2016 from 4 to 8 P.M.

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My deepest sympathies to the Rosa family. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.
Mario Goncalves

Maryane, My heartfelt condolences A father may pass on but his thoughts, hopes and dreams live on in us.
Hilda Sanches


Maryane,,Sorry To Hear about your dad passing away,,thinking of you in my prayers at Fatima Shrine,It Was Nice To See You There ,That Day Getting Ready For Portugese Fatima Day doing the Flowers.GodBless Takecare.Sandi

Our deepest sympathies to all of you! You are in our thoughts, prayers, and hearts. With love...
Mel, Teddy, and Emily

Sean, too!
Sean Cole

Mike, so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Pete & Bonnie Alden
Peter & Bonnie Alden

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