Lawrence, MA — Victor Manuel Vargas Aquino, 87, of Lawrence, died Friday, November 29, 2013, at Lawrence General Hospital. Victor was born in Azua de Compostela, Dominican Republic and spent his childhood in La Romana. An attorney, he was awarded his Doctor of Laws Degree from the Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A noted restaurateur in Santo Domingo, he moved to Lawrence in 1994 to join his daughters, Isabel and Vickie. Here, he offered his passion and qualities and actively participated in the socio-cultural fabric of the city. Victor was predeceased by his daughter, Isabel Vargas and is survived by his daughter, Victoria Devers, wife of State Representative Marcos Devers of Lawrence; granddaughter, Lunara Devers-Mainer and her husband, Ricardo; sister, Altagracia Elsa Vargas of Santo Domingo, DR and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may call Saturday, November 30, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence St., Lawrence, MA.