Nicholas B. Hardgrove

Born: Thu., Aug. 27, 1987
Died: Fri., Oct. 26, 2012

Memorial Service

6:00 PM Tue., Oct. 30, 2012
Location: Sacred Heart Church

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Nicholas B. Hardgrove                 Loving Son and Brother     “Never Forget”
Portville- Nicholas B. Hardgrove, 25, passed away Friday (October 26th, 2012) in Portville.
Born August 27th, 1987 in Pittsburgh he was a son of Ronald Joseph and Susan J. Sabol Hardgrove.
Nicholas was a 2006 graduate of Portville High School and was a student at SUNY Oswego.  He was a lifetime resident of Portville.
He enjoyed bowling, golf, fishing and video games, as well as helping others.  He loved playing baseball while at Portville High School and also loved woodworking.
Surviving in addition to his father of Portville are a stepmother, Barbara (Maedl) Hardgrove of Portville; three brothers, Ronald J. (Jessica) Hardgrove, Christopher M. Hardgrove and Johnathan T. Andhor; five sisters, Jennifer D. (Nathan) Rebovich, Michelle E. (Ross) Karipidis, Gina G. Andhor, Andrea N. Andhor and Rylee B. Hardgrove; as well as several aunts and uncles.
He was predeceased by his mother, Susan J. Hardgrove in 1995.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday (October 30th, 2012) at the Sacred Heart Church in Portville from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Warming House of Olean.
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Sanner Family
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
We are very sorry for your loss. Zak and Nick were very close and I know Nick will be missed. You all are in our prayers thoughts and hearts. May God comfort you.
The Sanner Family

Dave and Fran Siu
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Hardgrove family,
May you feel the comfort, peace, and healing that comes from the love of God, family, and friends.

Praying for you, Jess and your loved ones.

Emley Family
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Ron, Very sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.

   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Hardgrove Family,
May the God of all comfort grant you peace during this difficult time. Nick will certainly be missed by many. We can look forward to seeing Nick again when he hears Jesus'''' voice and comes out to a paradise.

Rich Giammichele
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
I am sorry to hear the loss of your son Nick today. You and your family are in our prayers.

Jeff Long
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012

With all of the things that are swirling about in your mind today, the responsibilities of comforting family members and hurting yourself, I hope that this constant will anchor you today and give you great comfort, I read this morning that the essence of the Lord God is Love. Press in to Him today if possible even though you will be pulled in several directions and called upon to shore up family members. He is available 24/7. He is an ever present help in time of trouble. My thoughts are particularly with you this day.

Terry Jones
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Ron, thinking of you and your family at this time. Praying for you and your family.

carrie w
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
The Hardgrove family,
i am so very sorry for your loss nick is a very special person and he will be missed greatly! Just know that he is at peace now spending his days with his mother and grandparents that he loved so dearly! I wish you all the best and hope that after all of this you can begin your healing process! stay strong and remember the good times! nick would want that! Take care and we are all praying for you!

Kim Weber
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Ron, I''m so sorry for your loss of Nick. I cannot begin to imagine what you are going through right now. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ron & Coralie McMahon
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Dear Hardgrove family,

We are truly sorry for your loss. Our hearts ache for you during this difficult time. Take peace in knowing that those of us who taught Nick at P.C.S. or had the simple pleasure of knowing him were touched by his pleasant way and beautiful smile.

Lewis and Cora Niver
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Our hearts are heavy knowing that you are hurting and we so wish we could do something to help. We have always loved your family and we believe that Nich must have felt that love. As humans, we all wish we could do better, be better, but Nich would only want you to live life as though he is still here, because he really is and always will be in our hearts and his goodness will live on through each one who knew him.

Jody Postlewait
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
Ron I worked at the plant,but am retired now. I knew who you were and I can't tell you how sorry I am for you and your family.

Mark Kelly
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
To The Hardgrove Family
Sorry to hear about Nick he will be greatly missed, you are in my prayers.
Nick was a good friend and will be missed

Stephanie Robinson
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
I had the pleasure of working with Nick in Oswego, NY at Lowe's. I just want to send out our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Nick was a good friend, and an even better person. We are all very sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed by all of us here at Lowe's 1908.

David Leathers
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
Ron, I'm heart broken. My sons and I prayed for your strength this morning and as a commitment to you and your family, we won't stop praying. This will not be an easy road. Look to Christ as your center, find Him there, and lean on those of us who care about you as a means to make it day-by-day. Our deepest sympathy my friend.

Gettle Family
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
Dear Hardgrove Family,
Our sympathies are extended to you in the death of Nick. I worked with him at Lowe's in Oswego and he seemed like a really nice kid. As parents who lost a 14-year-old son to "Bullycide" (a person is bullied to the point of completing suicide) ten and a half years ago, we can somewhat experience your pain. Please know that you are not alone. There are organizations ( that can give you support. You are in our prayers! Cathy & Mike Gettle, Owego, NY

Mary Murawski
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
Dear Hardgrove Family,
I was so very sorry to hear of Nick''s passing. I will always remember him as one of my very favorite and sweetest students in third grade. You will all be in my prayers and know that Nick is in God''s special care for the young man that he was. Sincerely, Mary Murawski

Jayne Browning
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Ron, I was very sorry to hear about your loss. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Jerry & Gayla LaFredo
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Dear Hardgrove Family,

We are so very sorry for your devastating loss. In the last few days, we have been remembering you, our former neighbors on Deer Creek Road. You children were so young, when you moved in. And Nick, the baby, was just 9 months old. We remember your family with fondness and sadness, too. You had so much to cope with in your young lives. We are keeping you all in our prayers as you mourn the loss of your dear brother. May God Bless You.

Jerry and Gayla LaFredo

Valerie Krulic
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Dear Ron and Family,

Loosing a loved one is difficule, you and your family are in thoughts and prayers during this time of loss. Sincerely,


Bre Faulkner
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Dear Hardgrove family:

My heart and my thoughts are with you, may you find peace and strength in the upcoming days. I will forever remember Nick as the kind and sweet little brother of my dearest friend Jen and I will cherish our Deer Creek memories always. Please know that I love you all.

Jon, Amy, Heidi & Laura Giberson
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Dear Hardgrove family,
We are so sorry to hear of Nick's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Ron - Jon was very sorry to be unable to attend the service as he has been in Houston all week, but I know he was thinking of you and your family as we all were. I hope you will find comfort in your memories of Nick. Fondly, The Giberson Family