Albert J. Vargo, 93, of Belle Vernon, Washington Twp., passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Hallsworth House, Monessen. Born April 19, 1927 in Richeyville, PA he was the son of the late John and Ann Fabian Vargo. A resident of Belle Vernon for the past 69 years, Mr. Vargo was a member of St. Sebastian R.C. Church, Belle Vernon, was a veteran of World War II where he served in the US Army and was retired from US Steel National Tube, McKeesport Plant. He was a member of the Belle Vernon Knights of Columbus Council 3026 and it bowling and golf leagues, enjoyed woodworking, making cabinets, and working in his garden. Pappap was known as the 'babysitter' for his grandchildren and most of all loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his two daughters & sons in law Nancy & Terry Menzler of Belle Vernon, Darlene & Joe Leone of Cranberry Twp.; five grandchildren Ryan Christy & wife Kelly, Tara Edwards & husband Matthew, Rebecca Pawuk & husband Ryan, Morgan Kroskie & husband Jonathan, Anthony Leone & wife Lori and 11 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Betty Jean Ambrose Vargo; sister Martha Clish and three brothers John Vargo, Frank Vargo and Andrew Vargo.
Private family visitation was held Wednesday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183 followed by funeral mass at St. Sebastian R.C. Church with the Rev. Joel Boco as celebrant. Interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The Family suggests memorial contributions be made in memory of Albert Vargo to St. Sebastian RC Church or to St. Jude's Hospital. The family would also like to thank the staff at Hallsworth House and Via Quest Hospice for their loving care and support given to Dad.
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