Terry Irvin Varraux

Born: Wed., Mar. 22, 1939
Died: Fri., Feb. 26, 2021


Private Services


Automobile procession to the cemetery

3:00 PM Wed., Mar. 03, 2021


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Terry Irvin Varraux, 82 of Sharon passed away Friday February 26th 2021 in Sharon Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Terry was born March 22nd 1939 to Sophia (Somogyi) and Irvin A Varraux in Sharon Pa. He was a 1957 graduate of Sharon High School and earned a bachelor's  degree in Business Administration in 1963 from Youngstown State University. Terry also served in the United States Army reserves where he was honorably discharged.

On June 19th 1965, he married the love of his life Juliana ( Matika) Varraux who survives at home. Terry started his career at Sharon Steel where he was quickly promoted, becoming the youngest general manager of sales in Sharon Steel history.  After 30 years he left Sharon Steel as a manager of multiple product lines. He finished his career at WCI in Warren Ohio as their marketing manager.

He attended St Joseph's Church in Sharon and was a member of the Shenango Valley Corvette Club where he served as treasurer, Women in Steel, the Masonic Lodge and the Sharon/ Avalon Lakes Country Club.

Terry enjoyed; boating, reading, staying up to date on current events, driving his corvette with his SVCC friends and attending their Saturday morning breakfast club.  He also enjoyed automobile races, car shows and gathering around a table for dinner and vibrant conversation.  He was keenly interested in how his family and friends were doing.  Terry was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and a well known prankster who loved to joke with everybody.  He was fond of working with anything mechanical, computers and learning about new gadgets and technology. His true love and passion was his family who he adored especially his granddaughter Abby.   His children considered him their best friend.  Terry was always there for sage advice, a hug and a laugh.

He is survived by his wife Juliana, son Terry C Varraux of Sharpsville, daughter Kimberly (Brent) Stewart of Poland Ohio, granddaughter Abigail who he shared a special bond, brother Dr Alan (Lorraine) Varraux of Orlando Florida, sister in law, Mary (Joe) Szabo and many nieces and nephews. Terry was preceded in death by his parents.

Due to the current pandemic, funeral services will be held  privately however, friends are welcome to gather at the Sherman Funeral Home 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA Wednesday March 3rd 2021 at 3:00 pm for an automobile procession with the family to Americas Cemetery where interment will take place.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Cleveland Clinic or the American Heart Association in memory of Terry.

Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

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John and Nancy Gregg
   Posted Sun February 28, 2021
We met Terry though the SVCC. He was exactly as friendly and witty as mentioned. We grew to know and love him. He seemed like family all the years we were blessed to share with him and Julie. He will be greatly missed.

JoAnne & Spike
   Posted Sun February 28, 2021
Terry, thank you for a life time of shared fun, memory keepers & laughter. Rest In Peace dear friend. Sympathy & hugs to Julie & family.

Mike, Donna Vlasov
   Posted Sun February 28, 2021
So sorry to hear of the passing of your loved Terry. We shared many years of fun with he and Julie, meeting thru the SVCC. He will be missed! Our deepest sympathy to you all. Mike and Donna Vlasov

Paul Cimino
   Posted Mon March 01, 2021
Rest in Peace Mr. Varraux. You were more than just our neighbor for 35+ years, you were dear friend of our family. There were many summer days growing up that I remember you and my dad hanging out as neighbors do just shooting the breeze over a cold beer or 2 talking about the neighborhood, us kids or more often who was better the Steelers or the Browns. My condolences to Julianna (aka Mrs. Varraux to us), Terry, Kim and the entire Varraux family, Terry will be sorely missed.

Tom Cimino
   Posted Mon March 01, 2021
Rest in peace Mr. Varraux. You were a kind, thoughtful, loyal neighbor and friend to me and my family for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful that you were a part of my childhood during those formative years. Thank you.

Thoughts and prayers are with you Mrs. Varraux, Terry, Kim and family.
Sincerely, The Cimino's

Jan kennedy
   Posted Mon March 01, 2021
The Class of 1957 extend their sincere condolences to Terry’s family RIP

Jane Sham
   Posted Mon March 01, 2021
Julie, Terry and Kim,

Please accept my sincerest sympathy. I am out of town all week but once I get back, please let me know if there is anything I can do.

Jane Sham

Jack and Mary Sohayda
   Posted Tue March 02, 2021
Julie and Family,
So sorry for your Loss.
Our prayers are with you and family.
Always,
Jack and Mary

Carla Valetich and family
   Posted Wed March 03, 2021
Dear Julie, Terry Chris, and Kim - I am holding you all close in my thoughts and heart. I am so very sorry. I have such fun memories of our families being together when I was young. And you, Julie, and Terry laughing with my mom and dad while Terry Chris and I were running around the house and yard. Sending you all love.

Sharyn Pritts ( Dallas )
   Posted Thu March 04, 2021
Kim , Julie , and Terry ,
my deepest sympathies for your loss

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