Peter Jeffrey Varnerin

Peter Jeffery Varnerin, age 68, of Milton, died at his home on Monday, August 16, 2010.

Peter was a beloved husband, devoted father and grandfather “Nonno”.

Peter was born and raised in Dorchester and attended Boston Technical High School and Wentworth Institute in Boston.

He was president of Louis H. Varnerin and Sons, a building and remodeling business established by him and his father in 1950.

Peter moved to Milton in 1973 to raise his family and he resided there for the rest of his life.

Peter was an honest, faithful, and hard-working man who instilled the same values in his children. Peter loved his family, lived his life to the fullest, and never asked for much. He enjoyed fine wine, friends and  large family dinners, where he could capture a room telling stories of childhood memories.

In addition to his business and family, Peter had a passion for horses, which led to ownership of many racehorses. Among one of his favorites was “Tax Cap” that he raced at Suffolk Downs.

Precious memories were made every year at Marco Island, Florida with close friends and family. Peter enjoyed  sailing, fishing and Sunday afternoons at Stan’s.

Peter Jeffery Varnerin was the son of the late Louis H. Varnerin and the late Gertrude Mooney Varnerin,  and brother to Marilyn Schultz and Claire Curran.

Peter is survived by his wife Marika Varnerin of Milton and children Peter Jr., of Hull,

Jennifer Conchiglia and her husband Robert and grandson Nicholas Peter of Jacksonville FL., Gina Steiner and her husband Aaron of Warrenville IL, and Anna Varnerin of Milton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday Aug 20 at St Agatha’s Church Milton at 10:30AMVisiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Ave MILTON on Thursday 4-8PM. Interment will be in Milton Cemetery.

Donations in Peter’s name may be sent to National Foundation of Cancer Research, 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525 Bethesda, MD  20814.

Peter was close to his family and friends and will be sorely missed by all. We love you Dad, you will always live in our hearts and memories.