Lynda M. Vargas
Lynda M. Vargas
  • April 6, 1960 - November 13, 2016
  • New Bedford, Massachusetts

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Lynda Marie "Lyn" (Poisson) Vargas, age 56, of New Bedford passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Massachusetts General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Jose A. Vargas, with whom he shared over 28 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of Wallace D. Poisson, his wife Joan Poisson of New Bedford and Pauline V. (Castonguay) Poisson of Worcester. Lynda was a lifelong New Bedford resident.

She attended South High School in Worcester, and was a Lead Person and Shop Stewart at Cliftex Manufacturing for 11 years. She loved to be with her family, was a mom to many, loved aquariums, animals, and being in the garden. She was an avid Boston Bruins, Red Sox, New England Patriots fan and loved Jon Bon Jovi.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by one son; Jose A. Vargas Jr. of New Bedford and his fiancé Jessica Bassett of Fairhaven, two sisters; Debra A. Caban and her partner Bob Carlin of Rehoboth and Lisa J. Sousa of New Bedford. Two grandchildren; Carlos and Aulie, six nieces and nephews; Jodie, Tiffany, Timothy, Heather, Christian and Vanessa. She was predeceased by her twin daughters Susan and Stephanie.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10AM at St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth MA. Visitation will be Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the Waring-Sullivan Homes of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth MA. Contributions in Lynda's name may be made to: Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Research Fund at 15 Parkman Street, WACC 460 Boston, MA 02114 ATTN: Cristina R. Ferrone, MD in lieu of flowers."Good night, God bless, I love you" For tributes and directions: