Peter Paul Povich died peacefully on 12/30/2019 surrounded by family.
Born in Akron, Ohio, Pete resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1976. A graduate of Kenmore High School, he enlisted with best friends Paul Leach and Sonny O’Donnell in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a corporal in the 11th Airborne Division. Having retired from the United States Postal Service, he continued working with great friends Bill and Rick Eisele for 17 years.
Preceded in death by his mother and father, Milcy and Paulus, he leaves behind son and daughter, David and Deirdre, beloved grandchildren Darby, Logan, Katie and Ryan, longtime companion Sue Nurches, cousins Stella Frase and Amelia Lee, niece Lisa Leach-Herold and lifelong friends Joe McKee and Gary Flasco.Special thanks to Crossroads Hospice Staff Yvette, Dana, Megan, Connie, Rod, John & Jennifer for all of their support.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 4 from 12Noon to 2PM at Anthony Funeral Homes, Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S Main St in Akron, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 2PM. Burial will immediately follow at Lakewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to Crossroads Hospice of Green: https://crhcf.org/donate/ or Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation, 10810 E. 45th Street, Suite 300, Tulsa, OK 74146.
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