Radcliffe C. Ted Varney
Radcliffe C. Ted Varney, formerly of Yarmouth, ME, was born July 2, 1931, the son of Harry D. and Phyllis Varney. He attended local schools and graduated from Deering High School, Class of 1950. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the outbreak of the Korean War and served four years. He attended the University of Maine, receiving a degree in business administration. He also graduated from the American Institute of Baking. Mr. Varney was employed by John J. Nissen Baking Company of New England. In 1994, after 38 years in management positions, he retired and moved to Crossville.
He was married to the former Nancy Chenevert for a period of 38 years until their divorce. He is survived by his wife, Janet Soncrant Varney; daughter, Sarah E. Varney of Rye, NY, two sons, John D. Varney of Florida and Charles J. Varney of Minnesota; granddaughter and grandson, Elinor and Matthew Vizard of Rye, NY; stepson, Kevin Soncrant and wife Raquel of Las Vegas, NV; stepdaughter, Stacy Fromholz; and grandsons, Hunter and Spencer of Indiana.
Mr. Varney was a watercolorist, whose favorite paintings were landscapes. He restored antique furniture and loved to attend auctions.
Memorial services will beheld at First Congregational Church at a time and date to be announced at a later date.
Published on October 17, 2019


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Jennifer Charbonneau
Oct 24, 2019
Ted you were one of my favorite people to care for. It made leaving my job there very hard. I’ll miss you.
Dennis and Jean Neames
Oct 23, 2019
We always looked forward to seeing Ted at Church. He
was always smiling and could make you feel comfortable in God's House. He will surely be missed.
Glad we were blessed with his presence.
Oct 17, 2019