Burial will be in Maryland Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery in Branch.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 8 a.m. until time of services in the church.
Mr. Rochester is survived by his wife, Dorothy Patton Rochester of Rayne; four stepdaughters, Carol (Robert) Senegal, Linda Mott, and Barbara (Thomas) Senegal, all of Rayne, and Mary Jane Hamilton of Lafayette; two brothers, Valsin Rochester, Jr., and Joseph Rochester, both of Rayne; four sisters, Helena Mouton, Ezora Charles, Shirley Cook and Bertha (Rodney) Guidry, all of Rayne; 13 step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Valsin, Sr. and Delia Minix Rochesters; and a stepson, Robert Hamilton, Jr.
He was a longtime employee of Cash and Carry, the Rayne Street Department and served as a janitor at Armstrong Middle School.
Wilturner Funeral Home of Crowley was in charge of funeral arrangements.