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Carla D. Kargo

October 15, 1946 October 16, 2023
Carla D. Kargo
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Kargo, Carla D. – 77 of Portage, passed away on October 16, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 15, 1946 in Johnstown.  Carla was the daughter of Arthur and Claire (Jones) Lysinger. She is preceded in death by her parents.

Carla is survived by her loving husband, Raymond H. Kargo and their children: Raymond S. Kargo and his wife Kathy (Bailey) of Greensboro, NC and Travis Kargo and his wife Tonilyn (Chippie) Kargo of Portage and Kristen Kargo wife of Jarred Rankin of Portage. Carla is also survived by her grandchildren: Bailey Kargo, Campbell Kargo, Kendall Claar, Reagan Kargo, Koby Kargo, Kaden Claar, Mason Kargo and Trae Kargo. Carla was the sister of Bill Lysinger and his wife Robin of Pittsburgh, PA and Claudia Lysinger of Portage.

Carla was formerly the Co-owner at Peg’s Diner. She was a past President and long-time member of the Portage Women’s Club and the Cambria County Women’s Club. Carla served the Portage Area School District for over 17 years as the head coach of the Portage Area High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Ray, especially to Mexico. Most important to Carla was her family.

The Kargo Family will receive friends from 3 PM to 8 PM on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 10 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Portage., Fr. Thomas Stabile, celebrant.

Committal will be held in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Portage. Online condolences may be made at

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3:00 PM 10/17/2023 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/17/2023 8:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States





10:00 AM 10/18/2023 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/18/2023 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

509 Caldwell Avenue
Portage, PA 15946

Holy Family Catholic Church
509 Caldwell Avenue Portage 15946 PA
United States

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Sacred Heart Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Portage, PA 15946

Cemetery Road Portage 15946 PA
United States

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