Verena Ellena Grossi
Verena Grossi passed away peacefully on October 21, 2017, she was 94 years old and living in Argentina. Her parents immigrated to Argentina from Switzerland. After marrying Egidio Grossi and having two sons, Carlos and Bruno the family moved to Napa in 1950. After earning her United States Citizenship she worked for the City of Napa for 20 years as a crossing guard. Verena was involved with the Lutheran church of the Redeemer. Verena spoke Spanish, English, Italian and German. She was proud of her Swiss and Argentine heritage and wholeheartedly embraced the American culture and way of life. She loved country music and always enjoyed long conversations when friends would visit.
After living in Napa for 60 years and at the age of 87 she returned to her family in Argentina where she continued to live a full life. Verena had a deep love for cooking, gardening, family,and a strong work ethic. She was a loving devoted wife mother, grandmother and mentor.
Verena had the wonderful ability to sincerely connect with people of all ages. She was a sweet and generous soul. Verena was deeply loved by many.....she will be missed. She is survived by her son Bruno, two Grandsons, Jesse and Gavin, a daughter -in-Law Amy, a Great Grandson Nyjah, and sisters Beatrice Dreher and Esther Krebs.