ASHTABULA — Gary Povlis, age 58, of North Woodman Ave., passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
He was born April 23, 1956, in Conneaut, the son of Steve and Eleanor (Pierce) Povlis and had been a lifelong Ashtabula County resident.
A 1974 graduate of Edgewood High School, he worked many years as a salesman for CarQuest.
Gary was always known for his great sense of humor. He enjoyed fixing tractors and cars and shopping at garage sales. An Ashtabula County Foodie, he enjoyed attending fairs and festivals, visiting local wineries, and frequenting local restaurants. His kindness showed in his willingness to always be there to help others.
His survivors include his father, Steve Povlis of Ashtabula; his fiance’, Patricia (Quickel) Quinn of Ashtabula; and two brothers, Joe and Steven Povlis, both of Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 19th, at the Goddess Wine House, 3054 North Ridge West, Ashtabula.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.