Elizabeth Vargo, 95, of Fayetteville, Tenn., and formerly of Lake Placid, Fla., passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 5, 2013, in Fayetteville.
Born March 21, 1918, in Kalamazoo, Mich. to Julia and Boldizar Torok, she moved to Lake Placid in 1980 from Kalamazoo where she worked in the food industry and was a retired supervisor for the BeMo Foods potato chip plant. She moved to Fayetteville in 2009 to be with her daughter. She was a member of the Old Paths Baptist Church in Fayetteville, and the Red Hat Society in Lake Placid. Mrs. Vargo enjoyed cooking, canning, ceramics, crocheting, painting pictures and decorating her home and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Vargo is survived by her children, Esther J. Dahnke (Walt) and Stephen M. Vargo (Nancy); eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years.
A funeral service to celebrate Mrs. Vargo’s life was Friday, Oct 11, 2013, at Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid with visitation prior to services. Celebration services will be conducted by Walt Dahnke. Entombment will follow at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Avon Park.
The family suggests donations in Mrs. Vargo’s memory to the Old Paths Baptist Church, 2934 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.