Nicholas Nocella
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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Adams-Green Funeral Home
721 Elden St.
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Funeral Mass

11:30 am
Friday, March 1, 2019
St Joseph Catholic Church
750 Peachtree Street
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Obituary of Nicholas Jean Nocella

Nicholas Jean Nocella, of Herndon, Virginia passed away on February 13, 2019. He was 87.


He was born on December 23, 1931 to Nicholas Senior and Mary Nocella in Brooklyn New York.


Nicholas moved his wife, Adele Nocella and their three kids, Stephanie, Diane and Andrew to Herndon in 1972.  He worked most of his career analyzing news print demand trends for the Newspaper Association of America in Reston, Virginia. He maintained an active lifestyle for all 87 years, traveling often to South America and visited local wineries each weekend in the Northern Virginia area.


He is survived by his daughter Diane Shaw of Culpeper, VA and his son Andrew Nocella of Chicago, IL. He was also a loving grandfather.


Visitation for friends and family will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Adams-Green Funeral Home.  A funeral mass will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Herndon, Virginia on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:30 AM.  Burial will follow at Chestnut Grove Cemetery.


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