Helen Vargo

VARGO, Helen Julia Dremak, 93, of Short Creek, WV, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, in Valley Haven Geriatric Center, Wellsburg, WV.

She was born February 22, 1920, in Roebling, New Jersey, the daughter of the late John and Helen Condor Dremak.

Helen was a retired cook for West Liberty State College, and a member of Short Creek United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Vargo, whom she married July 11, 1942, and passed away in 1976, two sisters, Irene Stancin of Campbell, Ohio, who passed away in 2006, Mary Dremak of Short Creek who passed away in 2008 and an infant grandson, Steven Matthew Vargo who passed away in 1969.

Surviving are three sons, Andrew Vargo and his wife, Nancy, of Wellsburg, Steve Vargo and his wife, Kathy, of Valley Grove, Frank Vargo and his wife, Valerie of Kentucky, a brother, Edward Dremak and his wife, Joann, of Short Creek. 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday May 1 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home-Burke Chapel , 2101 Warwood Ave (304) 277- 2722 where services will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev Jody V. Carroll officiating. Interment to follow at Short Creek Cemetery.

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Helen Vargo

VARGO, Helen Julia Dremak, 93, of Short Creek died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Valley Haven Geriatric Center, Beech Bottom, WV.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling.

Final arrangements are incomplete.