Geneva Mae Vargo, 90, Hopedale, died Sept. 30, 2010. She was born in Barton, Ohio on May 19, 1920, the daughter of the late Samuel and Melissa (Ewing) Gibbons. She was one of 16 children all whom are deceased. She married John Vargo on Feb.14, 1939, he died Mar. 27, 1986.

She was a life long member of the Hopedale United Presbyterian Church and resident of Hopedale. She was a wonderful cook and a very generous person to all her friends and family. She loved to play bingo, shanghai, bowling and vacation in Myrtle Beach with her dear friends John and Mary Yarnell. One of her greatest pleasures was spending time with her family. She was a very “Special Aunt” to several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home Hopedale on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. services will be Monday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Bethel Methodist Church on St. Rt. 151, Jewett with the Rev. Rod Bowers officiating, followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery near Hopedale. The full obituary will appear in the October 9, 2010 edition of the Harrison News-Herald.