Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Alberto E. Vargas, age 58 of Linden, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Trinitas Medical Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Born in Hoboken.  He worked as a mechanic for Wholesale Transmission in Fords, New Jersey. He was predeceased by his parents Pedro and Aida (nee Morales) Vargas and a brother Pedro Vargas. He leaves to mourn his passing his five loving sons, Alberto Vargas, Jr., Nicholas, Joseph, Justin and Joshua. Also surviving are his two cherished sisters, Aida Denham and Maribeth Vargas. A great joy in Alberto’s life were his grandchildren.

Visitation for Alberto will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 beginning at 3pm and concluding at 6pm with a Catholic Blessing at 5pm in the funeral home chapel.  Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken. Parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street.  Private Cremation.


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In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

We continue to receive updated information from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control, and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association to ensure that the information provided is current.

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