The following obituary was provided by Perry-McStay Funeral Home.
Maria A. Vargas of Barrington passed away Monday, Dec. 3 at the age of 84. She was wife of the late Manuel Garcia Vargas. Born in the Azores, she was a daughter of the late Jose F. and Maria A. (dosSantos) Oliveira.
Vargas was the owner and operator of Vargas Upholstery for the past 51 years. She leaves behind two sisters (Ana Caldeira and Adelina Lobao), one brother (Jose Oliveira), two necies and two nephews all from California.
Her funeral is scheduled for Thursday at 9 a.m. at Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Ave. in East Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Providence. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m.