“Terry” Profughi, HI TecMetal Group, Obituary
Yesterday we mentioned the very unfortunate passing of Mr. Terry Profughi, founder of ” HI TecMetal Group”. What follows is his obituary and details about the service https://www.marcfburrfuneralho
“Terence C. Profughi, age 76 of Chardon passed away Nov. 20, 2022, after a short illness. Born Feb. 11, 1946, in Cleveland to V. Albert and Viola (nee: Calandra) Profughi, he had been a longtime area resident. Terry was a businessman and entrepreneur, owning and operating many businesses over the years, most recently as CEO and President of HI TecMetal Group. Terry was named Ohio Entrepreneur of the year in 1993, received the 1993 & 1994 Arthur Anderson Leadership 2000 Awards, the 1995 Weatherhead Excellence in Management Award, seven-time winner of Weatherhead 100 Outstanding Growth Company, 1996 winner of 9/90 Award sponsored by Cleveland Magazine, & the 1996 winner of the Metal Heat Treating Magazine’s Award of Excellence.
In his spare time, Terry enjoyed riding his horse in the mountains of Pennsylvania and carriage driving during winters in Florida. He was a true cowboy at heart. Along with his wife Lisa, they operated Meadowlane Farms in Chardon raising Texas Longhorn Cattle and horses. He loved his bull dogs Prim & Paisley but had a special place in his heart for his boxer Cabella.
Survivors include his loving wife Lisa M. (nee: Potti) Profughi of Chardon; children Cara (Cole) Coe of Homosassa, FL, Chloe N. (Evan Reinhart) Patterson of Newbury and Blake Patterson of West Palm Beach, FL; grandchildren Hayden and Porter Coe of Homosassa, FL; father-in-law Robert Potti of Madison; nieces Randi Voelkel of Munson Twp. and Rayna O’Hara of Willoughby Hills; brothers-in-law Bobby Potti of West Palm Beach, FL, Tom (Holly) Potti of Madison & Edward Potti of Painesville; . He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife Louise (nee: Reed) Profughi, sister Alberta Cimorell and mother-in-law Carol (nee: Daffner) Potti.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10am on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at The Church of St. Mary 401 North Street, Chardon, OH with burial to follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Munson Twp. Calling hours will be from 1-3pm and 5-8pm on Monday at the Potti & Marc F. Burr Funeral Homes 1009 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH 44077. Obituary, online condolences and memorial gifts available at www.marcfburrfuneralhome.com.”
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