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Marge F. Fargo, 86, wife of Dominick Fargo, died peacefully Monday (Oct. 2, 2017) in the compassionate care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Landers, of Camden, Arkansas, Marge was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul Nursing School, Little Rock, Arkansas, as a registered nurse.
She was preceded in death by her son, Bobby Don Fargo and brother, Don Landers.
She is survived by her loving, supportive husband, Dominick, of 66 years. In addition, Marge is survived by her children, J. Frank Fargo and wife, Lisa, Angela Marie Jones and husband, Thomas, Gina F. Diehl and husband, David, Barbara F. Vazquez and husband, Nelson and Eric B. Fargo. She is survived as well by her brother, Bobby Jo Landers and wife, Catherine, along with their beloved children and grandchildren. She remained close to extended family in Michigan including several loving nieces and nephews.
She was blessed to be called "Mamaw" to 16 grandchildren, Jeremy Fargo, Jason Jones, Tiffany Fargo, Bryan Jones, Erin Fitzpatrick, Bobby Jones, Andrea Orndorff, Tori Chartrand, Brittany Terris, BreAnn Diehl, Kylie Fargo, Taylor Vazquez, Cody Diehl, Brady Fargo, Anthony Vazquez and Sophia Landers Vazquez, and, are you ready for this? Twenty-five soon to be 26 great-grandchildren.
She was a retired surgical nurse for Dr. Janes at Fairmont General Hospital.
Our beloved wife and mother was active in our community in many ways including St. James the Greater Roman Catholic Church. She passionately volunteered with the auxiliary at Jefferson Medical Center, was a member of Shenandoah Garden Club and a board member of Jefferson Memorial Park. She played high school basketball in Arkansas and later coached girls at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic school in Wheeling. Her passion for tennis led her to play with "the back of the bay gangs" as they called themselves in Charles Town.
Her retirement years were enjoyed in the south Florida sunshine of Jensen Beach.
Friends will be received from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the social hall of St. James the Greater Catholic Church, located at 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town. A funeral mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at St. James the Greater Catholic Church. A reception will follow after mass in the social hall downstairs.
The family has requested donations may be made in her name to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane Kearneysville, WV 25430 or online at hospiceotp.org and/or St. James the Greater Catholic Church. 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414.
Arrangements by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.
Please sign the online guestbook and view her obituary at www.mtstrider.com.
Published on October 3, 2017
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