ROBERT "BOB" VARGO
Robert Vargo, 50 of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania, died suddenly on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at his home. He was born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania on November 11, 1969.
Bob is survived by his wife of 17 years, Amanda (Adams); sons, Cody Vargo, (W.VA) and Jacob and Nichalas of Pleasant Hills. He is preceded in death by his loving mother, Saundra (Shaw) Vargo. He is also preceded in death by birth parents, Theresa and John Juhas and sister Anna Juhas.
Bob is also survived by his father Vincent Vargo (Johnstown), his sister Valoree Vargo (OH), his sister Vanessa Wozniak and husband John (Johnstown). He is also survived by his nephew Michael Wozniak and wife Jess (TX), and niece, Rachel Wozniak (Nashville) and his grandmother Isabelle Shaw. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Madge Adams and sister-in-law, Melissa Adams of Pittsburgh.
Bob was fortunate enough to have two families. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, and five nieces and six nephews in the Juhas family: Carol Hoover (Ebensburg), John Juhas (Johnstown), Melissa Loper (Kentucky), Tina Springer (North Carolina), Mich McCready (Baltimore) and Rose Servello (Altoona).
Bob served in the US Army in the 1990’s during Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm. He spent time in Germany. After his military service, he attended and was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute and worked for over 30 years at the LeMont Restaurant on Mt. Washington, in Pittsburgh working his way up to become the Executive Chef.
He loved his family, fishing and he loved his times in Ocean City, NJ on family vacations. He will be missed and loved by all of us.
Family and friends will be received in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home 1701 Route 51, Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania 15025 (412-383-0350) on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 2 – 4 PM and 6 – 8 PM. Bob’s funeral service will be held in the funeral home during the evening visitation at 6:30 PM.
Due to the limitations on indoor gatherings visitors to the funeral home will be limited to 25 people at a time and all people MUST wear masks. The limit of 25 people will apply to Bob’s funeral service as well.