Vargo, Helen, 85, Windber, passed away December 14, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born May 8, 1935 in Windber, daughter of the late Janos and Theresa (Nahalka) Repko. Preceded in death by daughter, Terri Veness; brother, John Repko; sisters, Irene Mate; Ann Pellicano; Emma Makoczy; Julia Orlovsky; and Betty Orlovsky. Survived by loving husband of 65 years, Richard F. Vargo Sr. "Dick", Windber; daughter, Priscilla Martinez-Doherr married to Doug, Coral Beach, Florida; sons, Richard F. Vargo Jr, Johnstown; Robert F. Vargo married to Dara, Windber; and Ronald F. Vargo married to Miki, Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Felecia Bechtal, Seth Vargo, Chase David Vargo, Jacob Steele Vargo and Damian Vargo; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, William Repko and wife, Barbara; and Steve Repko and wife Jane. Helen was a receptionist for Windber Hospital and a cook for Rizzo's Restaurant of Windber. She was a past Treasurer of the United Churches of Windber, Treasurer and founder of the Windber Food Pantry, Church Chorus and Prayer Shawls. Helen was a faithful member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Windber, where a private viewing and Funeral service will be held for her family. Rev. Ruth Jensen, officiating. Entombment All Faith's Chapel & Mausoleum, Richland Township. Arrangements entrusted to Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home of Windber.
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