Candy company executive Nello Ferrara lived a sweet life.
The man who brought the world Lemonheads and Atomic Fire Balls routinely serenaded the restaurants where he dined and held mandatory family dinners every Sunday, said his son, Salvatore Ferrara.
Nello Ferrara died Friday at his home in the Chicago suburb of River Forest surrounded by his family. He was 93.
Nello Ferrara is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marilyn, his son and two daughters, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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