Margaret Louise Vairo
Margaret Louise Vairo
  • September 1, 1926 - August 25, 2017
  • California

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Margaret Vairo, 90, passed peacefully at home on August 25 with her family by her side. Born
on September 1, 1926, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Dominic.
Margaret is survived by daughters Joanne Mertens, Mary Jo Athey (Todd), Donna Vairo, sons
Ernest Massoni (Barbara), Michael Vairo (Anita), granddaughters Michelle Mertens Sum (Eric)
and Noelle Massoni.
A lifetime resident of Sacramento, retiring from the State of California Department of Justice
after many years of service, Margaret loved traveling, cruising and enjoying her grandchildren.
A graduate of Sacramento High School, Margaret was past president of the Dante Club
Women's Auxiliary and proud of her Italian heritage.
Visitation at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home will be on Thursday, 8/31 from 5:00 to
7:00pm, with Rosary services beginning at 7:00pm. Graveside services will be held on Friday
at 10:30am at St. Mary's Cemetery, 6509 Fruitridge Road in Sacramento.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sutter Medical Center and DaVita Kidney Care for
their kindness and support. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Margaret's name to
the Shriners Hospitals for Children.