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Donald R. Fargo

Obituary for Donald R. Fargo

July 30, 1927 - December 31, 2018
Pottstown, Pennsylvania | Age 91


Donald R. Fargo, Sr. of Pottstown, and a former long time resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday December 31, surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 years old. Born July 30, 1927 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Charles and Lillian (nee Knott) Fargo and the beloved husband of Marie (nee Martino)" Fargo with whom he shared 25 years of marriage, and the late Marion (nee Benz) Fargo with whom he shared 40 years of marriage.

Don was a graduate of Norristown Area High School and Penn State University. He received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and
worked for the West Company in Phoenixville for several years. Don later worked in his family's business, Fargo-Doolittle Furniture before starting his own company Fargo Carpets, both operating out of West Norriton.

Don was a U.S. Navy veteran serving post World War II. He was also a long
time member of All Saints Church in Norristown where he served on the vestry for several years.

In addition to his wife Marie, Don is survived by his three children; Diane Rugg (William), Debbie Heckard (Keith) and Donald R. Fargo, Jr. (Pam),. 10
grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Don's Life Celebration on Tuesday January 8, from 10 to 10:50 AM at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East
Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, 610-277-7000. His Memorial Service will begin at 11 AM at the Funeral Horne. In lieu of flowers, donations in
Don's name can be made to either the American Heart Association or to the local SPCA.

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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