• VARRATO GEORGE M. Age 64, pass...

Age 64, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. George was born on May 5, 1953, to the late Ann and Domenick Varrato of Leechburg, PA. His late Aunt Theresa (Vince) of Leechburg was also of great importance to his upbringing. He was a graduate of Leechburg Area High School Class of 1971, a 1975 graduate of Gannon College, and holds an MBA from Gannon University. Following college, he worked in sales for IBM and Bell Atlantic in Pittsburgh. In 1992, he purchased a business, his first of several successful forays into business ownership. From an early age, George exhibited a passion for all things mechanical, giving way to a lifelong love of motorsport. He enjoyed spending time with his children, talking with friends, smoking cigars, and cultivating an encyclopedic knowledge of all things film and music. George was a loyal friend to many, some known since childhood and others made while he coached his kids soccer team for Twin Boros. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a laugh that will truly be missed. He is survived by the mother of his children, Patricia Martinetti; his three children, Ashley, Matthew, and Evan; four grandchildren; and his beloved cat, Stewie. Friends and family are invited to partake in a celebration of George's life on Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 1-4 p.m. at Cornerstone Restaurant in Aspinwall (301 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215). Please RSVP to the family at avarrato@gmail.com. Bring a story to share. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made in George's name to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh. Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC., Oakmont (412) 828-3535.
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PostedFebruary 18, 2018