Nancianne B. Parrella, 83, renowned musician, educator, mentor, colleague, and cherished friend, died on June 2 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She was born on November 14, 1935, in Trenton, New Jersey, to Harris Harper and Alice Kellett Brown. Her devoted husband, Joachim E. Parrella, died in 2013, at Deupree House where they had resided since moving to Cincinnati in 2010.

She is survived by her two daughters, Amy Noznesky, her husband David, and their daughter Megan Strauss, of Hobe Sound, Florida, and Lisa OConnell, her husband Terry, and their daughters Catherine Rose and Madeline Kellett, of Loveland, Ohio. She is also pre-deceased by two sisters, Elizabeth Hughes and Sally Jane Bergner. 

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, June 11, at Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. 4th St., Cincinnati Ohio 45202. 

A Memorial Service will be held 11 AM on Saturday, September 21, at St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Ave, New York, NY 10028. 

For the entire obituary and to leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.tuftsschildmeyer.com.


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