Obituary Listings

Mary Nocera
There are condolences waiting approval on Mary's Tribute wall
Obituary for Mary Nocera

Mary Nocera, 87, of Marlboro, NJ, passed away Sunday surrounded by her family.

She was born in Sicily Italy and immigrated to Manhattan by way of Ellis Island with her family in 1948 at the age of 17. She was a devoted Christian who cherished her time with her family and was always there when anyone needed help.

She lived in New York City and settled in Brooklyn, NY when she married to the love of her life, Joseph. They had three daughters together and raised their children in Brooklyn. Mary had a love for family and always wanted everyone around. She loved cooking and baking for the family but when no one was around she passed the time reading. She also spent her time sewing with her church group for the finished products to be donated to charity.

She is predeceased by her mother and father Francesca and Vito D’Amico, her husband of 61 years Joseph Nocera, her brothers Tony, Vito, Salvatore and Joey D’Amico; her sister Rose D’Amico and her son-in-law Paul Censoplano. She is survived by her daughters Donna Censoplano, Frances Nocera, and Nancy Nocera; her granddaughter Teresa Censoplano; as well as her sisters Patricia Pullen and Frances D’Amico; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 13th 4-8 PM at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 14th 10:00 am at St. Gabriel Historic Church, 549 County Road 520, Marlboro, NJ. Entombment to follow in St. Gabriel’s Mausoleum, Marlboro, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s memory to the American Cancer Society, or the American Heart Association, For messages of condolence, please visit Mary’s page of tributes at

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Mary Nocera, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Gabirel Historic R.C. Church

Route 520
Marlboro, NJ 07746

Cemetery Details


St. Gabriel's Cemetery Mausoleum

Route 520
Marlboro, NJ


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Mary Nocera

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Mary

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.