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Nicolette J Ferri

August 23, 1959 ~ June 23, 2021 (age 61)


Nicolette J. Ferri passed away surrounded by her loving family and friends Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Beloved Wife of Thomas J. Nestel. Loving Daughter of the late Nicholas and the late Annette Ferri. Beloved Niece of the late Victoria Mierlak (Theodore), Donald and Rita Fox. Dear Cousin of Cindy and Kerry (Rocky). Dear Aunt of Jennifer, Matthew (Paula), Brittany, Zachary and Steven. Great Aunt of Rocky, Avery, Alia and Leyla. Adored Friend of many.

The winner of 5 Emmy Awards and a CableACE award, Nicolette produced countless programs and specials over the course of her long career at WTTW – Chicago. The jewels in her producing crown were Sneak Previews, Soundstage, Legends of Jazz, and David Broza at Masada: The Sunrise Concert, an international special for PBS. Nicolette was passionate about music and had a deep love and friendship with Earth, Wind & Fire. Her kindness and her work will be long remembered.

Funeral Service will remain Private. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Nicolette’s personal tribute website at and sign her guestbook.

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