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Edward L Vargo

November 14, 2023
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Edward Vargo Obituary

Edward L. Vargo, 79 of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Tuesday November 14, 2023 at the Select Specialty Hospital Wheeling, West Virginia. He was born in Ohio October 9, 1944. 

He was a graduate of Shaw High School, and was a 20-year veteran of the United States Airforce.  He received many decorations and citations in the Airforce, including Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, AF outstanding unit award with 3 Oak Leaf clusters, AF Good conduct medal with 5 Oak Leaf clusters.  Edward was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church at Barnesville, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife Merry Meilander Vargo of Woodsfield, two sons Tom Vargo of Woodsfield and Ron Vargo of Somerton, Ohio, four grandchildren Troy, Trisha, Katie and Christopher, and four great grandchildren Lila, Ryan, Nash and Jane.

Family and close friends will be received from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Friday Nov. 17, at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio.  Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday Nov. 17, 2023 at the Assumption Catholic Church Barnesville, Ohio with Father Dave Cornett officiating.  Burial will follow in the Assumption Catholic Cemetery Barnesville with full military graveside service conducted by the Beallsville American Legion Post 768. 

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November 17, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Bauer Turner Funeral Home
100 S Paul St.
Woodsfield, OH 43793

Mass of Christian Burial
November 17, 2023

11:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church Barnesville
306 West Main Street
Barnesville, OH 43713


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