POPPER Eleanor Ida Popper, age 79 of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on December 20, 2012.
She was born August 14, 1933 in Columbus, Ohio daughter of Pasquale "Patrick" and Georgia (Moretti) Porchetti, and sister of the late Mario P. Porchetti.
She was a gradute of St. Joseph Academy and St. Mary of The Springs College, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Music and Theater in 1954.
In 1971, Mrs. Popper founded the The Conservatory of Piano, the largest music school of its kind in the country, devoted solely to the study of piano.
Over 7000 students have attended the The Conservatory since its opening 41 years ago and the school still flourishes currently with over 600 students.
Mrs. Popper is survived by her husband, Edwin; daughters, Pamela and Penny.
Family will receive friends at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mrs. Popper's memory to the Cat Welfare Association, 741 Wetmore Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214 or The Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
Condolences made be made via, www.johnquint.com