MARGARET J. VAGASKI
LANSING (FORMERLY OF VASSAR)
Margaret Julia ‘Snookie’ Vagaski, age 73 years, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 27, 2021, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. Snookie was born October 31, 1947, in Saginaw, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Lillian (Tucker) Vagaski. Snookie retired from General Motors after working 33 years at the Oldsmobile Plant in Lansing. She was a longtime member of Mount Hope Church where she was very active in her healthier years. Snookie had a big heart and was always willing to help a family member, stranger or organization near or far.
Surviving family include her daughter, Angela (Luis) Aguirre; grandchildren: Jesus, Marissa, Tiana, Carlos, Luis; sister, Lillian “Babe” (Don Stilson) Brown; nieces and nephews: Pearl Kukulski, Margaret (Jeremy) Marsh, Jody Brown, Chad (Jackie) Brown; sister-in-law, Jennette Parent; and many other loving nieces, nephews and friends. Snookie was preceded in death by her siblings: Pearl Carlisle, Fred Parent, Earl Parent and Nick Vagaski.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar. Burial will follow at Tuscola Township Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021. Those desiring may wish to consider a memorial contribution to Mount Hope Church or TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network).