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Grace Elizabeth Vargas Everson

Ocean Pines–Grace Elizabeth Vargas Everson, age 82, died on Aug. 29, 2014 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Dorothy Peters Hazleton. She is survived by her husband, John G. Everson, and four children, Sharon Vargas Elliott and her husband, Dick; Sonia Vargas and her husband, Larry McDaniel; Sandra Vargas Morgenthaler and her husband, Gene; and Steven Vargas and his wife, Ann.
She was adored by her three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Also surviving is her sister, Gwendolyn H. White of Reston, Va.  
“Betty” had a gracious personality and a beautiful sense of style. She was an artist with the Ocean City and Worcester County art leagues. She loved to be on-the-go: to the beach, enjoying friends, playing cards, dancing, traveling and exercising with the OP “Swimmin’ Wimmin.’” Betty was especially fond of her 38-year-old parrot, Macho, who recently spent winters in Punta Gorda, Fla. with she and John.
A viewing was held Sept. 3, 2014 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin, Prayers were said by Deacon Will Pinder. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Camp Springs, Md. on Sept. 4. The Rev. Edward Hegnauer officiated. Interment followed in Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, Md.
A donation in her memory may be made to the Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th St., Ocean City, Md. 21842 or the National Kidney Foundation at
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