Helen Wargo

Obituary of Helen E. Wargo

Helen Wargo - Age 99, was born on May 27, 1921 and passed away unexpectedly at home on May 16, 2021, 12 days short of her 100th birthday.

Mom married our dad Joseph Wargo who passed away in 1991. They were married after Dad returned from WWll. Together they had 2 sons, Joseph (wife Nancy) of Ellington CT and Stephen (wife Eileen) of Stamford CT. Mom was 80 years old before becoming a grandmother to her 3 cherished grandchildren, Kelly, Sarah and Joe Wargo of Stamford. Besides her sons and grandchildren Mom is survived by her sisters Theresa of Tappan NY and Margaret of Bridgeport as well as many nieces, great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her bothers Zolton, Michael and John and a sister Olga.

Mom sold war bonds while waiting for Dad to return from the war. After raising us she worked as a bookkeeper for numerous companies. She attended St. Anns Church in Black Rock for 75 or more years and volunteered at Black Rock School. Mom was an avid gardener who loved all things green. We all marveled at how she could make even the saddest looking stick grow into a beautiful plant. She loved to cook and bake and made sure everyone who entered her home was very well fed. Mom also enjoyed reading and was always up to date on current events happening in the world. And if there was a tag sale in the area, Mom was there!

On challenging days, Mom would say "One day at a time. She might have been petite in stature but she had a giant spirit. Her greatest joy was her devotion and care of her family. Family and friends traditionally gathered at Mom and Dad’s house for holidays and family events. Good times were had and remembered by all.

Friends are invited to join family in celebrating her Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 11 AM in Saint Ann Church, Bridgeport, with a private interment in Mountain Grove to follow.

In honor of Moms love for children , donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital or The Shriner Hospitals for Children. For travel directions or to sign her online guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com 

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11:00 am
Thursday, May 20, 2021
St. Ann Church
481 Brewster Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Mountain Grove Cemetery
2675 North Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
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