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Tuesday September 3rd, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday September 3rd, 2019

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John Michael Varvaro

John Michael Varvaro, 67, passed away on August 29, 2019.

John was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. He attended North High School where he excelled in academics and sports. An all-city football player, he was nicknamed “animal” by his teammates. John enjoyed playing golf and reading. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Akron.  He continued to pursue his thirst for knowledge with advanced courses in physics and computer science. He made his career in the IT industry.

John is preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Helen (Targos) Varvaro.  He is survived by brother, Nick (Carm) Varvaro; sisters, Kathy (Mike) Neag and Marlene (Dan) Pisanelli; nieces and nephews, Michael, Michelle, Danielle, Dan, Chris and Lindsey; and many loving great nieces and nephews, Mia, Dominic, Ava, Olive and Erela.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, 11:00 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 83 Mosser Place, Akron, OH 44310 with Rev. Father Edward Burba, Celebrant.  Visitation will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:30 am at Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home (corner of N. Main St. and Mildred Ave.).  John's final resting place will be Holy Cross Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cleveland Clinic, Akron General, Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center, 3353 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333.

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A candle was lit in memory of John Varvaro

Cindy Morton Sep 2 2019 12:00 AM

I first met John Michael playing softball with himfor Night People. I fondly remember his intelligence, storytelling and infectious laughter! May you Rest in Peace, my friend! Railman.

Dale Patterson Sep 2 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Varvaro

Rochelle Barbieri Sep 1 2019 12:00 AM

A SWEET AND WARM REMEMBRANCE TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by Rochelle Barbieri on September 1, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 1 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Varvaro family,

John Michael was one of the kindness, gentle souls I knew growing up. I always admired him from afar and was so saddened about his loss. Hard to lose a sibling, you are in our thoughts.

The Bednar family

Debbie Bednar Sep 1 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, Marlene and Kathy. Prayers for your family.

Sue Labut Sep 1 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Varvaro

Linda Anello Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

Marlene and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers.

Lee Crano Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your brother Mike and Kathy, our sincere condolences and prayers for the family.

Linda and Gary Anello Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM