Nancy Theresa Somma

February 6, 1919September 10, 2013
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Nancy Theresa Somma, 94, of Apex died Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Mrs. Somma enjoyed cooking, playing cards, and traveling to see her family. She loved laughing and being a grandmother to her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons: Nick Somma (Eleanor), and Donald Somma (Susan); daughter: Mary Ann Bremer (Steve); sisters: Ida Somma, Ella Ferraro, Ann Donaruma; 8 grandchildren: Gretchen, Heidi, Greg, Cindy, Allison, Steven, Aimee, and Michael; and 21 great grandchildren. Mrs. Somma is preceded in death by her sister, Eleanor Leone.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St., Apex. A funeral mass will be held 1:00 pm Friday, September 13, 2013 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 804 High House Rd. Cary, NC. Burial will follow in the Apex Cemetery.

Those considering memorial contributions may make them to Triangle Down Syndrome Network, P O Box 37305, Raleigh, NC 27627; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678.

Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Thursday, September 12, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 13, 2013

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December 4, 2013

Mom I can only hope that you are safe and being cared for. I miss you so much everyday and my heart is broken. I love you to the moon and back and forever and always.

Diana & James Weathersby

September 16, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Roger Dolida

September 16, 2013

My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mom.

Carol Canelas

September 15, 2013

May God wrap his arms around you and give you and your family comfort at this difficult time. My thought and prayers are with you Maryann and your family. your mom was a very special person who was loved by all. She is with our lord who will take care of her forever.

lee vischeti

September 14, 2013

Maryann and family we are so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I remember spending good times with aunt Nancy and all of you at the house on Giles avenue in nj. Always remember the special moments you had with your mom. love you all Lee Joe and aj vischetti

September 13, 2013

Dear Coach Somma, so sorry to hear of your loss. May god comfort you and your family at this somber time. You're for ever in my heart and memory. Peter F. Silletti Matawan High, Class of 1984

Alyssa Miller

September 13, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with every one of you. She was a special, loving, blessed lady who we will all miss terribly! We all have a beautiful angel watching over us. She will continue to bless our lives...

September 13, 2013

Mary Ann & Family,
What an honor it has been for us to know and spend time with Nancy and your beautiful family. She has passed on so many endearing life lessons and wonderful memories. May God be with you all at this sad time.
Don & Sharon Painter
Cary, NC

Anthony DiBartolomeo

September 13, 2013

Our condolences to the Somma family on your loss. She is with our Lord and will always be safe.

September 12, 2013

Mary Ann, Donald, Nick and family

We will keep you in our prayers during this difficult time of your Mom' passing

Glenn Steiner and Staff
Apex Funeral Home