Niagara Gazette


October 3, 2013

Rose M. Greco


Rose M. (Nigro) Greco, 92, of Elmira, NY, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Horseheads, NY, surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born in Calabria, Italy, the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Briglio) Nigro.
Rose immigrated to the United States with her family in 1927 and grew up in Geneva, NY where she graduated with honors from Geneva High School. On October 26, 1940 she married Arthur E. Greco and was predeceased by him on August 29, 1983 after forty-three years of marriage. Rose was employed by the Niagara Falls Board of Education for more than forty years and worked in the cafeterias of Niagara Falls High School, Harry F. Abate and Niagara Street Elementary Schools. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking, knitting, crocheting and gardening. Rose was a joy to be around and when someone would ask her how she was doing, she would often respond "Better now that I have seen you!"
Rose is survived by her loving and devoted children, Dorothy (Jane) Timpano of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Shirley (Ken) Miller of Elmira, NY and Tom (Karen) Greco of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; eight grandchildren, Shari Ball, James (Kate) Ball, Kimberly (Jamie) Tracey, Mary (Michael) Rickard, Kathy (Frank) Brotzner, Martin (Kristy) Miller, Jenn Greco and Nicole Greco; seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Rose's family wishes to thank the special people who work at Elcor Nursing Home and Care First Hospice in Horseheads, NY for the care and love they showed Rose and her family.
Relatives and friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY where funeral services will begin on Monday October 7th at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Vincent DePaul at St. Leo's Church, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Robert Hughson officiating. Rose will be interred in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose's name may be made to Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Attn: Activities Department, 48 Colonial Drive, Horseheads, NY 14845. 
Visit for online guest register.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page