YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Parish, Sacred Heart Church for Pauline Mary Vari, 92, who passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 26, 2012.
Pauline will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends for being an exceptional mother, grandmother and homemaker.
She was born June 25, 1920, in Youngstown, Ohio the daughter of Raphael and Domenica (Gambera) Raggo and was a lifelong area resident.
Pauline attended Scienceville High School and was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, its Ladies Guild.
She enjoyed gardening and playing cards with her Friday Night Card Club and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Her family will miss her dearly along with her wonderful homemade ravioli’s that she always made at Christmas time for them.
Her husband, Nicholas Vari, whom she married June 17, 1939, died Nov. 3, 1989.
She leaves behind to hold on to her precious memories, her children, Mary Lou Walp of Poland, Ohio and Nicholas (Helen) Vari of Ravenna, Ohio; four grandsons, Frank (Jennifer) Vari, Nicholas (Anna) Vari, Michael and David Walp; and 10 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas, Gianna, Spenser, Isabella, Gisella, D.J., Nicole, Natalie and Nathan.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jack Walp; four brothers, James, Joseph, Rocco, and Jack Raggo; and two sisters, Mary DiDonato and Jeanette Fry.
Friends may call on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 400 Lincoln Park Drive, Youngstown, OH.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman.
Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com
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In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made in Pauline's name to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
Pauline’s family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Park Vista Retirement Community 3rd floor nurses and staff and Hospice House for all their care and compassion shown to them during her illness.