Marilyn R. (Brozell) Vargulich, 85 of Girard, died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Manchester Commons.
She was born June 3, 1934, in Erie, PA, a daughter of the late Roy and Lucille (Blystone) Brozell.
Marilyn graduated from Fairview High School in 1952. During high school she worked at the Girard Department Store, a variety and deli store as a soda jerk. Following high school she worked at Marx Toys in Girard, and also in the kitchens of the Girard School District and later became the Head of Kitchens at Manchester Presbyterian Lodge.
She was a very active member of the Girard Methodist Church, volunteering in many aspects all of her life. She was on the Board of Directors for the Girard School District and was past president for many years; and a past president for Vo-Tech School. Marilyn enjoyed bowling on leagues in the area for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Charles A. Vargulich, whom she married, August 8, 1953; brother, Ken Brozell, twin granddaughters, Mary & Kimberly Vargulich, sister and brother-in-law, Althea "Lou" and Charlie Dunn.
She will be greatly missed by her family, which includes her daughter, Michelle (George) Lohrer of Fairview; three sons, Charles E. (Bonnie) Vargulich of Girard, Timothy J. (Susan) Vargulich of Girard, Stephen R. (Debbie) Vargulich of Ripley, NY; sister, Evelyn (Pete) Rogers of Albion; brothers, Richard (Shirley) Brozell of McKean and Marvin (Anita) Brozell of Lake City; grandsons, Justin Lohrer and Nicholas Lohrer; step-grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Julianne, William, Stacey, Matthew and Ryan; step-great-grandchildren, Madeline, William, Austin, Brandy, Ali, Emily, Addison, McKenzie, Alyssa, Ryleigh, Cameron, Avery, Sydney and Emily; step-great-great-grandchildren, Ezra and Jethro; a close family friend, Audree Adams and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Edder Funeral Home, Inc., 309 Main St., East, Girard. A funeral service will be held there on Monday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Verner officiating.
Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Girard Methodist Church, 48 Main St. East, Girard, PA 16417.
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