Lucia M. Vargas, 68

Sep 11, 2017

Lucia M. (Felicione) Vargas, 68, passed away Tuesday September 5, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Jose A. Vargas.

Born in New York,  she was the daughter of Catherine (McGlone) Felicione of New York and the late Patrick Felicione. She grew up there and came to this area after starting her family with her loving husband Jose.

Mrs. Vargas (Lue) worked at K-Mart in Fairhaven for 25 years. In her spare time, Lucia enjoyed shopping, cruising, and spending time with her family. She was also a former Girl Scout Leader. Lucia was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, and aunt.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Tina Vargas and her companion Edward Nickerson of Dartmouth and Karen Giorgianni and her husband Brian of New Bedford; four grandchildren: Sabrina and Kilian Vargas, Mia Giorgianni and Mackenzie Rappa, Brian, Hayden and Victoria Giorgianni and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Barbara and Peter Felicione.

Her Funeral Mass will be Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Sunday 4-8 p.m. in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02884 or www.dana-farber.org. For online tribute www.waring-sullivan.com.

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