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John Vargas

October 18, 1946 — October 11, 2022

John Vargas

John was born and raised in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Growing up he played soccer and was an altar boy at his church. He enjoyed spending time with his brother and sister and many cousins. At age 15 he came to the states to live with his father and stepmother and baby brother, in Medford New Jersey where he attended school. While in school in had a large paper route. John was active in school, he was stage manager, band manger and was the school mascot and part of many other clubs.

Upon graduating he went to work and later onto college. John was a hard worker and at times held down two jobs. There were times he worked overseas just to keep things going, including Viet Nam. John was the kind of person who would always help someone out in any way he could.

John enjoyed his trains, bike riding every day if he could and weather permitting.  Taking care of fruit trees, feeding, and watching the birds including our parakeet.

John loved his family, adored his grandchildren and he loved GOD, and his church family with all of his heart.

Preceded in death were his parents, Ricardo and stepmother Helen, his mother Francis Casapia, his sister Leslie and his daughter Cristina Howerton, great grandson Martial Howerton Chamberland

Survivors are his wife Jane (Williams) of Cumming, His son William and daughter in law (Lyndia Freeman) and grandchildren Matthew and Cara of Cumming. His grandchildren Patrisha and Roger Howerton of New York and great grandchildren, Bridgette Howerton Chamberland and Wesley and Brent Stevenson of New York. His brother Frank, South Carolina.

A memorial service will be held at Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming, GA, on November 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse- P.O. Box 3000 Boone, N.C 28607-3000 attention Patriots.

Arrangements are under the care of Ingram Funeral Home.

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Sunday, November 6, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040

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