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Denise A. Vargo

Obituary for Denise A. Vargo

May 22, 1961 - June 9, 2017
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 56


Denise A. Vargo passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on June 9, 2017 at age 56. Born May 22, 1961 in Norristown, Denise was the daughter of Claire M. Carson and the late Michael M. Vargo. She lived in Norristown with her best friend and husband of more than 30 years, Kevin F. Papiernik.
Denise was the loving mother of Brandon M. Gussoni and aunt of Johnathan Vargo. In addition to her father, Denise was preceded in death by her brother, Michael A. Vargo.

Denise attended St. Patrick School, Bishop Kenrick HS, and earned an accounting degree from Philadelphia Textile. She was a self-employed floral and gift shop owner of "Sunflowers by Denise".  Known by all her friends as "Buckwheat", she enjoyed exercising, biking, boating, fishing, and going to her favorite getaways at the Poconos & Jersey Shore.

Relatives and friends are invited to Denise's Life Celebration at St. Patrick Church, 714 DeKalb St., Norristown on Friday June 16th 2017 at 9:00AM to 11:00AM followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please send mass cards or donations in Denise's memory may be made to The Patrician Society, 123 E. Chestnut St., Norristown, PA 19401.

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Family Services entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • The Patrician Society
    123 E. Chestnut St.
    Norristown, PA 19401

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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