David John "Dave" Vargo Mazzeo, 56 of Valparaiso, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023. He was born on April 16, 1966 in Augusta, GA to David Jon Vargo and Kay (Peters) Vargo. David graduated from Washington Township High School in 1984. He had a vast array of skills and most recently worked as a retail associate for Walmart He was fond of yard work, maintaining his flowers, cooking, and baking for his friends and family. David was passionate about technology and loved gadgets. He had a quick-witted sense of humor and enjoyed classic comedians such as Johnny Carson and Steve Martin. He cherished singing and dancing with his friends and listening to all kinds of music. He was an avid supporter of gay icons in film, television and literature. David was an amazing uncle and will be dearly missed.
David is survived by his mother, Kay Vargo; father, David (Sue) Vargo; sisters, Robin Stepanovich, Dawn Austin, Susan Vargo Highlan, Jennifer Vargo, and Jamie (Sebastian) Boling; nieces and nephews, Shannon Higgins, Caleb and Spencer Poole, Emmi (Everett) Norris, U.S. Army Specialist David Higgins, Lilli and Alex Norris, Erika Evert, Derick Drescher, Alexis, Nick and Alyssa Helbert, Devin (Jenna) Vargo, Lucas and Andrew Boling, Ava Keen and Orion Peterson; and beloved pug, Goomba. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jessica Vargo.
There will be no services at this time.


Kay I don't know if you remember me or not.I knew you way back when. Please know that you and your family have my deepest sympathies. I'm so sorry for your loss.  -Shawn Risner 

I hold you in thought and prayer in the loss of your brother David. Peace and comfort  -Fr Jim Bracke csc Notre Dame Staff Chaplain

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