Timothy A. Vargo, Sr.

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 28, 2022

Timothy A. Vargo, Sr., age 70, of Hopwood, PA, formerly of McKeesport, died on Monday, November 21, 2022. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 15, 1952, and is the son of the late John Vargo and Pearl Marks Vargo Dietrich Bortz. He proudly served in the United States Army Reserve and was employed at Motor Coils in Braddock where he produced coils for many years for railroad trains. He recently was employed at Hunter’s Garage in Adamsburg, PA.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Ferry Vargo; son Timothy Vargo, Jr. of Hopwood, PA; daughters, Tammy (Tony) Playso of Irwin, PA; and Jeana Jordan of Glassport; PA, half-sister, Florence (Charlie Smith) Baacke of Monessen, PA; and half-brother, John Dietrich of Turtle Creek.

Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., when services will be held in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Charles Owston officiating.

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Originally published November 28, 2022.

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