Theodore “Ted or Champ” Chernoff
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Theodore “Ted or Champ” Chernoff

CHERNOFF: Theodore “Ted or Champ” Chernoff. Ted passed peacefully on Oct. 12, 2021. He cherished his time living and socializing in Squirrel Hill. Son of the late Nate and Jeanette Chernoff, twin brother of the late Reaven, father of Alan Grana. Ted graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972. He won the Pittsburgh Golden Gloves in 1962, 1967 and 1982 (the oldest champion ever). He won the All-Army Middleweight Boxing Championship in 1969. Ted worked in London 1973 thru 1977 and hitchhiked thru Europe and the Middle East. He was inducted into the JCC Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. He was the proud owner/operator of TC Auto Transport and was a real estate agent. Ted had great rapport with everyone because of his outgoing wit and charm. In 2005 he reconnected with Phyllis Halgas, a college classmate, and they cherished time spent together. You will be missed Champ! Arrangements by Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc. PJC

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