Written by Matt Trulio
A beloved and respected longtime member of the Western New York Offshore Powerboat Association based in Buffalo, N.Y., Ray Nuchereno lost his battle with cancer and died yesterday at his home in the Tonawanda. He was 59 years old.
Nuchereno had fought multiple myeloma for several years. Among the many performance boats he owned was a 42-Fountain—his most recent was a 47-foot Fountain—he named Multiple What in a nod to his courageous fight for life.
“He was WYNOPA’s biggest supporter,” said Tony Scioli, a member of the club and the founder of Elite Poker Runs LLC, which is running the Western New York Poker Run (formerly the Buffalo Poker Run) this year. “The Buffalo Poker Run wouldn’t have been what it was without him. He was good for bringing at least $10,000 in sponsorship money every year. He was one of the nicest guys you would ever meet. READ MORE...