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Celia F Vargas

May 29, 1931 August 11, 2019
Celia F Vargas
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CELIA F. VARGAS, 88, a native of Florence, Arizona, passed away at home with her family by her side on Sunday, August 11, 2019. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Celia was born in Florence in 1931 to Manuel Salazar Feliz and Carlotta Aguilera Feliz. She loved shopping, watching the Arizona Diamondbacks, taking short vacations, and most of all she enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

Celia is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, John F. Vargas, Sr., two of their five children, Anthony and Veronica, and five siblings, Angel, Gabriel, Claudio, Reynaldo and Alfred. Celia is survived by three children, Catherine Vargas, John F. Vargas, Jr. and Irene (Gregory) Hogan, four grandchildren, Perry Purden, Crystal (Calvin) Noonan, Amy (Marc) Garcia and Stephenie (Robert) Biles, eight great grandchildren, Dion, Andre, Ariana, Mia, Eli, Maximus, Adrian and Amelia, five siblings, George, Lydia, Beatrice, Delia and Margaret, and many other family members.

Services will be held on August 17, 2019, at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Florence, beginning with a visitation at 8:30 am, a Rosary at 9:30 am, Eulogy at 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at 10:30 am, and concluding with a graveside service at the Florence Cemetery.

Heritage Florence Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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