Bernadette R. Wargo, 71, Swamp Lutheran Church member, had 272 Antiques booth

By on April 22, 2015

Bernadette R. Wargo, 71, of Wernersville, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her home.

She was born in Jersey City to the late Charles and Carol (Pace) Re and was the wife of Michael Wargo, with whom she shared 22 years of marriage.

Bernadette, the eldest of four children, was a member of the Swamp Lutheran Church in Reinholds, the Wernersville Women’s Club, the Reading Berks Guild of Craftsman, and she had a booth at 272 Antiques. In the early years, Bernadette worked as an administrative assistant for Celanese.

In addition to her husband, Bernadette is survived by a daughter: Melissa, and husband Mark Ziobro of Massachusetts; a son: Erik, and wife Christine Boettcher of New Hampshire.; five granddaughters: Hilary Boettcher of Wernersville; Allison, and husband Keith Russell of Massachusetts; Lauren Boettcher, and Olivia Boettcher, both of New Hampshire; and Kyla Ziobro of Massachusetts; two brothers: Bernard, and wife Donna Re of New Jersey; and Richard, and wife Camille Re of New Jersey.; a sister-in-law: Barbara Re of North Carolina; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Frank Re.

A visitation and memorial service were held April 18 at the Swamp Lutheran Church, Reinholds, with Pastor Dennis L. Trout officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Bernadette’s memory may be made to Lustgarten Foundation at

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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