Raymond E. Vargo

Raymond E. Vargo

Raymond E. Vargo, age 82, at rest on Sunday, June 22, 2014.

Raymond is survived by his lifelong companion, Jean Harvey; children, Roxanne (William) Cerney and Renee Schouten; step-children, Bernadette (Ronald) Norton, Sarah (Dustin) Hill, Jeannie McPherson, Frederick Harvey and Theresa Harvey; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary (the late Donald) Kesich and Irene (the late Chris) Nielsen; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary (nee Dolinsky) Vargo; three brothers, Benjamin Vargo, George (Julia) Vargo and John (Lenora) Vargo; two sisters, Anne (Lou) Zbanick and Mary (Donald) Kesich.

Ray was born and raised in Joliet, IL and was a proud United States Army veteran serving in the Korean War.

A celebration of Raymond's life will begin on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 p.m. Entombment to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Joliet.

Obituary and Tribute Wall for Raymond Vargo at www.tezakfuneralhome.com or for information, 815-722-0524. Arrangements entrusted to:

Funeral Home

Tezak Funeral Home and Cremation Center - Joliet
1211 Plainfield Road  Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 722-0524

Published in The Herald-News on June 24, 2014