Nicoletta “Nikki” (Buono) McGrosso, of Hornell

HORNELL-Nicoletta “Nikki” (Buono) McGrosso, 93, of Hornell, passed away on Saturday October 30, 2021 in Henderson, NV, following a long illness. 

Born in Queens, NY on January 17, 1928, she was the daughter of Rocco & Theresa (Falci) Buono.

Nikki was a graduate of Hornell Sr. High School (class of 1946) and later graduated from the Hornell Business School.  She was happily married to her high school sweetheart, Edgar McGrosso, until his passing in 2003. 

Nikki was employed at Westinghouse Corporation as a secretary to the Engineering department for 10 years until her daughter was born. She became a stay-at-home mom, doting on her family for the remainder of her life. 

Nikki was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Hornell. She was an avid reader and especially enjoyed reading historical fiction novels.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Nisbet and brother-in-law, James Griffin.

Nikki is survived by her daughter and son-in- law, Traci McGrosso Mills and Craig Mills, her grandsons Ryan (Kari) Mills and Ian Mills, her sisters Gloria Griffin and Kathy (Skip) Wood, brother-in-law Howard Nisbet and her many nephews and nieces.

The family of Nicoletta “Nikki” McGrosso will receive friends on Monday from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 PM with Rev. Katherine Griffis officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery next to her beloved husband whose loss she felt acutely until her death.

Together once again, may you both rest in peace.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that anyone who wishes to remember Nikki make a donation in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

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