Edward A. Stevens, age 82, of Catawba Island, died on June 21, at Otterbein Senior Life Community after a brief illness. Eddie was born and raised in Quincy, Mass. where he grew up in a loving family in a vibrant and close-knit community. His work as a system analysist for the U.S. Government brought him to Ohio where he became a 40-year resident of Port Clinton.
He leaves behind his long-time companion, Anne Ashworth, of Catawba Island; his siblings, Bryan J. Stevens of Boston, and Claire Petrillo of Yardley, Pa. He is also survived by four nieces, three nephews, and a former spouse, Delores Oleksa of Sandusky.
Eddie was a graduate of Stonehill College located in Easton, Mass., and an Army Veteran. In addition, he was a small business owner and a salesman.
Eddie had a zest for life, an appreciation and love for people, nature, and especially, Lake Erie. He enjoyed maintaining gardens and fishing. He was a nice guy.
A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckercrosserpriesman.com or mailed to Neidecker, Crosser & Priesman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1124 Fulton St. Port Clinton, OH 43452.