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Annette Nocera, co-owner of family brokerage business

July 11, 1932 — Feb. 11, 2016

Annette Nocera of Amherst, co-owner of Ameri-Can Customshouse Brokerage in Williamsville, died Thursday at her East Amherst home. She was 83.

Born in Buffalo, she earned a nursing degree at Trocaire College. Mrs. Nocera worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Erie County for 17 years, after which she became co-owner of the family-owned brokerage business.

She is survived by two sons, Jack and Paul; a daughter, Lisa O’Gorman; two brothers, Joseph Ippolito and Russell Ippolito; a sister, Carole Vaccaro; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday in Dengler, Roberts & Perna Funeral Home, 8630 Transit Road, East Amherst.