Sally (Ohnishi) Somers


Sally Somers, 89, of Rome passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Rome Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Somers was born of Japanese descent on August 28, 1928 in Masan, Korea, the daughter of the late Kichiji and Aki (Abe) Ohnishi. She married William Somers on July 1, 1967, a blessed union of 51 years. 

She was employed by the Utica Library. 

Sally was a very active member of St. Mary’s Church. 

She is survived by her loving husband, William; nieces and nephews in Japan; and cousins in Toronto.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m.

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