Norma M. Somer, a former real estate agent, died Wednesday in Sisters Hospital after a brief illness. She was 86.
Born Norma Maxwell in Buffalo, she graduated from West Seneca High School.
She was a longtime resident of Grand Island before moving to Lake Worth, Fla., in 1989. She moved to the Weinberg Campus in Getzville in 2003.
Mrs. Somer operated Norma M. Somer Real Estate on Grand Island for 20 years, retiring in 1998.
She was a longtime member and former president of the Grand Island Republican Committee.
Her husband, Michael N., died in 1988.
Survivors include a daughter, Christine M. Weaver, and a son, Michael N., both of Grand Island, and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, Grand Island. Burial will be in Whitehaven Cemetery, Grand Island.