Dr. Murray A. Varat
June 12, 2019

Funeral Information

June 14 2019 - 2:00 pm
Homewood Cemetery, 1599 S. Dallas Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

VARAT, DR. MURRAY A.: Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend died peacefully in his home on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the age of 82. Born January 5th, 1937, Murray served as a military physician in the U.S. Army and then was head of cardiology and ran the Coronary Care Unit at Montefiore Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Terry, his children, Benjamin Varat (Deborah), Patrick Nold (Raphaela) and Jessica Varat (Nikolai), his grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jesse, Tassilo, Isidor and Hatcher. Brother of Jonathan and the late Harvey and Joshua. Graveside Services and Interment will be held on Friday at 2 PM at Homewood Cemetery. Shiva will be held out of town. Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Donation Processing, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated, www.schugar.com


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Terry, I am so sorry to hear about Murray. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

By Cindy Valenta - June 14, 2019