Edward J. Povec 1947-2014

AUSTINTOWN – Edward J. Povec, 66, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic, following a 3 1/2-year battle with cancer.

He was born Sept. 12, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Olga Zemko Povec.

Edward was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Andrea Pastovich Povec; a daughter, Kimberly O’Sullivan of Raleigh, N.C.; two sons, Kevin of Jacksonville, Fla., and Keith of Austintown; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Beverly Povec and Barbara Povec, both of Austintown.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Austintown, where a 10 a.m. funeral service will take place.

A committal service with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.