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elevated j1ENM Mateus Das Neves Rocha

elevated j1ENM November 4, 1947 ~ April 23, 2020

elevated j1ENM Passed away peacefully in Mississauga on Thursday April 23, 2020. Beloved father of Jerry Rocha (Iliana Rocha), brother to Maria (Fatima) Da Luz, Antonio Rocha (Maria Rocha), Francisca Dias (Humberto Dias), Francisco Rocha (Ana Rocha), Joe Rocha (Kevin Dingwall) and his many nephews, nieces, great nephews, and nieces.

elevated j1ENM Mateus arrived in Canada in 1974 where he held many different jobs before settling into the restaurant industry. He proudly owned and ran Kingsview Restaurant located at Queen and Dufferin, and then later at Dundas West.  He was loved in his community and known to help out those in need.  He provided meals and company to those who did not have families to spend holidays with. 

elevated j1ENM After retirement in 2017, he moved to Mississauga to be closer to his family. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer in May 2019. This battle with cancer proved to be too much.

elevated j1ENM You will be greatly missed by all who knew you. Your memory will forever be in our hearts. May you rest in peace.

elevated j1ENM It is with very heavy hearts that our family has made the difficult decision to hold a private funeral with our immediate family, to honour Mateus.

elevated j1ENM This decision was made due to the evolving status of COVID-19. We have chosen to do this in order to minimize the threat of spreading the coronavirus.

elevated j1ENM Ultimately, we recognize that the health and safety of our loved ones comes first.

elevated j1ENM Sending your love and support at this time is very appreciated, and we welcome your messages of condolence. However, we do not want anyone to put their health and safety at risk.

elevated j1ENM A private ceremony for the immediate family will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. 

elevated j1ENM In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 

elevated j1ENM Attendee restrictions in place:
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