Francisco Vargas Romero

Francisco Vargas Romero, aged 80, of Camuy, Puerto Rico, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was known for his stern yet outgoing personality, always loving his family and friends. Francisco had a great sense of humor, enjoying telling jokes and sharing laughter with those around him. Francisco was also known as “Paco or Paquito”, this what his friends and family called him.

He is survived by his daughter, Milagros Rivera; brother, Jose Vargas; sister, Maria Elena Vargas; son-in-law, Israel Rivera; grandchildren, Amanda Lynn, Christian Rivera, and Stephanie Rivera; as well as cousin Sonia Romero. Francisco was preceded in death by his father, Mateo Vargas; mother, Emilia Romero; sister, Carmen Vargas; and brother, Aracelio Vargas.

Francisco pursued a career as an Assistant Chef and found joy in his hobbies, which included listening to music, dancing, and playing dominoes. His life will be honored at a service held by Heartland Cremation & Burial Society on February 20, 2024, from 2pm to 4pm in Raytown, MO.

If you are unable to attend his service, you may tune in to the Livestreaming of his service which will start at 3:00 PM, 02/20/2023.  Click Here to Watch Francisco’s Service

May Francisco Vargas Romero’s memory live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.

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  1. Amanda on February 19, 2024 at 9:15 pm

    Te queremos mucho mi viejito
    ❤️ Amanda Ana y Amelia

    Descansa en Paz 😘

  2. Emma Carrero on February 19, 2024 at 9:59 pm

    Carrero family
    We are really going to miss you , until we see each other again ❤️

  3. Israel “Enigma” Rivera on February 20, 2024 at 11:29 am


    I’m going to miss you!!! You’re more of a Father to me, than my own Father!!!
    You had fiiled an emptiness that I had in my heart!! And now, you’re longer there, but I know you are in Peace and are Resting!!!

    Thank for being there for me and Thank you for the Good Times!!!

    I Love You Suegro!!!

  4. Shorty, Toña, Aida on February 20, 2024 at 1:58 pm

    Gracias Paquito por todo tu amor, cariño y sobretodo por tu gran compañía. Siempre recordaré tu sonrisa contagiosa, tus bromas y los jueguitos de dominó en el balconcito de tu casa. Te quise, te quiero y te amaré hasta la eternidad, mi quierido “viejo”. Te voy a extrañar mucho, viejito, mucho.

  5. Carmen Romero on February 20, 2024 at 2:21 pm

    Mi más sentido pésame para toda la familia
    Los quiero mucho tu prima Tita
    Que descanse en Paz mi primo Paco 🙏

  6. Elizabeth Vargas on February 20, 2024 at 2:44 pm

    Tio you were not only an uncle but a Father to .Raymond,Evelyn,Pucho,Grisella,AND myself Elizabeth NO one like you Ever!

  7. Evelyn Vargas on February 20, 2024 at 3:00 pm

    Tio you were the best Uncle ever.
    You had a great sense of humor, Thank you Tio for being there for us,
    Ray,Evelyn,Pucho,Grisella and Elizabeth..
    SIP 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

  8. Martha Nieves de Irizarry on February 20, 2024 at 3:14 pm

    Paco siempre estarás en mi corazón recordando los tiempos que compartimos con los viejos. Que tu espíritu siempre viva compartiendo felicidad en tu próxima vida. Martha Nieves Irizarry y familia.

  9. Elade Perez on February 20, 2024 at 4:41 pm

    Millie and family,
    So sorry to hear about Paco’s passing.
    our deepest condolences. May he rest in eternal peace.
    The Perez family
    Elade, Mildred, Sandra,Tony & Jose

  10. Amanda on February 20, 2024 at 5:37 pm

    Descanse en Paz Tío paco te queremos, que Dios te tenga en su gloria 🙏
    Amanda, Lourdes e nietas

  11. Evelyn Crespo Vargas on February 21, 2024 at 4:04 pm

    My heartfelt condolences to Millie & family, Elena, José and all of the Vargas and Romero families. May God grant you comfort in these difficult days.

    Paquito was always happy to receive our visits, he enjoyed talking and spending time with family.

    Primo que nuestro Padre te reciba en sus brazos y te conceda un descanso eterno.

  12. FranciscoJavierVargasRomero on April 17, 2024 at 10:09 pm

    Ola A Flijidos EstamosAmigos Familias.Nos.
    Semtimos Asegtamos La Partida De Nuestro. Gran Amistad Comvivienza. Estranable. Siempre. Con La Hobra De Ayudar por Recommendation Familiar Siempre . Con Su Sonrriza Unica. Estaremos siempre pidiendo Perdon Al Senorpor Toda Nuestra Travesia En Este Parahizo Amorozo

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