Bonnie Spear Gromes

Gromes, Bonnie Spear

Age 69 of Elmira Heights, passed away on Thur. Sept. 12, 2013 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center following declining health.

Born on July 11, 1944 in, Elmira Bonnie was the daughter of the late Ralph & Lena Spear. She was married to Richard A. "Dick" Gromes on Sept. 26, 1975 and he predeceased her on July 6, 2006.

Bonnie was the proprietor of Grandma Gromes Day Care for many years. She attended Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church. Her interests included watching her children and grandchildren play sports, many outdoor activities and her cat. Bonnie is survived by her children, Richard A. Jr. (Jennifer) Gromes, Elmira; Ronald A. (Kimberly) Gromes, Elmira; and Jolena Gromes, Elmira; six beloved grandchildren, Cassandra, Brittany, Natalie, Mitchell, Peyton and Douglas "DJ"; Siblings, Charles, Dwight, Rena and John; many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by siblings, Linda and Linden.

Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Mon. Sept. 16, 2013 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. William Vallet officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.


Funeral Home

Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, LLC
1126 Broadway Elmira, NY 14904
(607) 732-7081

Published in Star-Gazette on Sept. 15, 2013