Samuel Vincent  Varano
Samuel Vincent Varano, a 91-year-old Army Airborne veteran of the Korean War, passed away peacefully at his home in North Beaver Township in the early hours of Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, with his family by his side.
Samuel was born in Kulpmont, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 30, 1928, a son of the late Rosario and Catherine Varan Varano.
He served with the 82nd airborne of the United States Army, where he achieved the rank of corporal and earned his parachutist badge and his glider badge.
He had retired as a butcher from Castle Brand Meats and from B.J. Alan fireworks Company.
Samuel was a devoted fan of Pittsburgh sports, following the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. He also enjoyed raising livestock on his farm and a good fireworks display.
He leaves behind his sons, Sam Varano Sr., Joe Varano and Bob Varano; grandsons, Sam Varano Jr. and Cody Varano; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Anthony Varano; his god daughter, Debbie Rouch; and many nieces and nephews.
Sam was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy, whom he married on Sept. 24, 1955; his great-grandson, Gage; his brother, Frank Varano; and his sisters, Carolyn Dworak, Teresa Hasuga and Josephine Varano.
Honoring Samuel's wishes, arrangements are private and final arrangements have been entrusted to the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home of Bessemer.
Published on February 17, 2020

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Jim and Jeannie Smith
Feb 29, 2020
Definitely picnics and fireworks displays with family.
Linda, Susan and Frank
Feb 20, 2020
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Samuel Vincent Varano by Linda, Susan and Frank.  Send flowers
Linda Varano Turlis, Myron and Brian Turlis
Feb 20, 2020
Sam, Joe and Bob,
Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.
Uncle Sam will be missed.
Alan Zoldan
Feb 19, 2020
One of the greatest firework oficionado’s
I ever knew...my litmus test in creating a good Phantom Firework was once it was delivered and shot by Sam Varano did it have his seal of approval! In his way Sam was always a part of our success! Will miss his enthusiasm and knowledge...sincerest condolences to Joe and the entire family
Walt Dworak
Feb 18, 2020
Uncle Sammy will be missed. He was a good man.
Frank Varano
Feb 18, 2020
Sorry for your loss...he will be missed !
Susan Varano Giddings
Feb 18, 2020
So sorry for your loss to all you boys. In my thoughts and prayers.
Allen White
Feb 18, 2020
I really enjoyed stopping by the house and talking about all sorts of stuff for hours on end and discussing new fireworks that came out.
Allen & Donna White & Family
Feb 18, 2020
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Samuel Vincent Varano by Allen & Donna White & Family.  Send flowers