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Bryant L. Varney

Funeral Services were held privately for Bryant L. Varney, who died on Saturday, August 8th at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, following a long illness with Interstitial Lung Disease, he was 69 years old, 1 month shy of his 70th birthday.

Bryant was born in Jonesport, Maine, he was raised & educated there and was an alumnus of Jonesboro High School, Class of 1969. Bryant enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard immediately after high school, during the Vietnam War and spent the next 4 years traveling the shores of the United States & the globe. During his time in the Coast Guard, he was a Fireman, and was aboard “Ice Breaker” Ships. This brought him to parts of Alaska & Antarctica. He was honorably discharged from his service earning the Good Conduct Award, National Defense Medal & Antarctic Service Medal. On August 13th, 1971, while in the service, Bryant married the love of his life, Elaine M. Moore. Bryant returned home to his wife and the couple remained in Revere. For most of his working career, Bryant worked at Segal’s Salvage Yard in Revere. Bryant performed various tasks from mechanical, salvaging auto parts & delivering auto parts, until they closed. He worked briefly at another auto salvage yard in Lynn before taking a position at Walgreens in Lynn, where he worked until his untimely death. Bryant was a good man, who was dedicated to his wife & was a man of integrity. He was a true friend and would always lend anyone a helping hand. He enjoyed fishing, hunting & going to camp with his father.

He is the loving & devoted husband of 49 years to Elaine M. (Moore) Varney of Revere. Beloved son of the late Edwin J. Varney & Betty L. (Lowe) Varney. Dear brother of Caron Kilton & husband Richard of Whitneyville, Maine, Kimberly Rendell of Maine, Esther Tozier & husband David of Crawford, Maine & the late Gail Johnson & her surviving husband Earl Johnson of Maine. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.

Funeral Services were Private

Remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association of the Northeast, 1661 Worcester Rd. #301, Framingham, MA 01701.

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