|Date Of Birth:||March 3, 1988|
|Date Of Death:||October 13, 2010|
|Service Date:||Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, IN|
Thomas (Tomm) A. Vargas, 22, passed away on October 13, 2010 in San Jose, CA. Tomm was born on March 3, 1988 in Crawfordsville, IN, the son of Eileen J. Bewley of Indianapolis, and Walter A. Vargas, of Indianapolis. Tomm was a 2006 graduate of Pike High School, where he was a member of the band, which developed his life long love of music, playing both saxaphone and guitar. Tomm was a full time student at De Anza College in Cuppertino, CA, where he was majoring in Child Development. Tomm loved giving of himself and working with others. Working at Damar Inc. in Indianapolis and Camp Costanoan in Cupertino, CA, he was able to impact the lives of many young people. Tomm combined this passion with his love for biking, running, and outdoor activities by volunteering with the San Jose Bike Party, a community-unity effort. Tomm competed in both the Chicago and San Francisco marathons, several Indianapolis Mini Marathons, and was a regular participant in the Wheeler Mission Drum Stick Dash, as well as numerous other triathalons and fun runs. A diehard Colts fan, Tomm loved attending games and watching every game even while living in California. Tomm's easy-going and loving demeanor will be missed by all his friends and family. In addition to hisparents, Tomm is survived by loving family members including: step-father Wayne Bewley; sister, Nicole Kuroiwa (Josh); niece and nephew Mara and Grant Kuroiwa; grandparents, Dale Hepfer of Bloomington and Aida Vargas of Brownsburg; aunts and uncles, Amy Farmer (Jay) of Fishers, Greg Hepfer (Nasrin) of Bloomington, Paul Hepfer (Linda Schortz) of Cuppertino, CA, and Sussy Goff of Brownsburg, IN. Visitation will be held at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old St Rd. 37, Bloomington, IN, 47401 on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 5-8 p.m.. Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 221 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 22, 2010. Memorial contributions can be made in support of Tomm's passion, helping children in camp settings, at The Kids to Camp Program, Estrella Family Services, In Memory of Tomm Vargas, 1155 Meridian Ave., Suite 110, San Jose, CA, 95125.