BUCHANAN, N.Y. – Hazel V. Vargo, of Buchanan, died Tuesday, Feb. 23. She was 98.
She was born Aug. 25, 1917, to the late Frank and Anna (Hrdlicka) Brennan in Peekskill. She worked for many years and retired from Readers Digest in Pleasantville as a billing clerk.
She is survived by her daughter, Christine Polao; her son, Joseph Vargo; a sister, Jane Brown; a grandson, Matthew Vargo; three great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Jason and Christopher Vargo; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Vargo, in 1984; and her brother, Frank Brennan.
There will be a gathering of family and friends Saturday, Feb. 27, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, 170 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at Assumption Church in Peekskill. Burial will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Cortlandt Manor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory should be made to Assumption Church, 131 Union Ave., Peekskill, NY 10566.
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