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Calling Hours:
Friday, May 5, 2023, 11:00am-1:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Greenville VFW Post #3374 Honor Guard will render
military honors at the conclusion of visitation. Immediately
following, the family invites all to join in the Greenville
VFW Pavillion for a celebration of Ed's life.

Edward M. Slavic, age 74, of Greenville, passed away Monday morning, May 1, 2023 in his residence.

He was born in Greenville on October 3, 1948 to William E. and Nancy (Durbin) Slavic. Ed was a 1967 graduate of Greenville High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1971 during Vietnam and also served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and was a Honorary Chief Petty Officer. Ed began his working career as a clerk in the car shop at the Bessemer & Lake Erie R.R. from 1971-1985, then worked as the Manager of the Officer’s Club at the Youngstown Air Force Base for fifteen years and completed five years as a Correction Officer at SCI Albian. In addition, he worked part time as a Security Guard for Reinhart Security and at Mowris Small Engine Repair.

Ed was a lifetime member of Greenville VFW Post #3374 where he was a past commander and currently served on the honor guard and as the club’s chaplain. He was also a lifetime member of B.P.O.E. #145 and was a member of the Greenville Italian Home Club and the Cortland (OH) Loyal Order of Moose Lodge. Ed served as a Mentor for the Mercer County Veterans Court and his other interests included, rooting for the Washington Redskins, watching NASCAR, fishing, spending time in his man cave, dancing and he was known as Fast Eddy or Club Ed.

On November 5, 1976 he married the former Sandra S. Bortz, she survives. Also surviving are two daughters; Joanna L. Kepling and her companion Scott Morford of W. Middlesex, PA and Melinda M. Peabody of Greenville, three grandchildren; Heather Kepling, Courtney Slavic and Damon Peabody, two great-grandchildren; Levi Kepling and Adrianna Worley and two granddogs; Peetey and Petals. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister; Cathy Macmurray.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenville VFW, 54 Conneaut Lake Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or to Mercer County Veterans Court, 5 Courthouse, Mercer, PA 16137.

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19 Comments

  1. Dave Hardin Dave Hardin
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy and family, I will be out of town Friday , but my thoughts and prayers will be with you in your time of sorrow . Diane and I loved Ed he was a great friend and will be missed greatly. RIP my friend until we meet again.

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    May 3, 2023    

    Dear Sandy and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Ed’s passing! Sending our condolences with many thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. We will not be able to attend calling hours as we are out of town but we all three out of town on vacation but wanted you to know that we all loved Ed. He was a kind soul! HUGS to you, Cindy Miller, Cindy Nehlen, Theresa Swank!

  3. Don Hoffman Don Hoffman
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy, my sincere condolences to you and your family. I was saddened to hear of Ed’s passing. My thoughts slipped into the past, thinking of our good times at the Officer’s Club, reunions, and our younger days. May the arms of God encircle you and your family with love during this time in your lives. Love you.

  4. Vicki Mcclimans Vicki Mcclimans
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy and family, My family is so sorry of Ed’s passing to a better place. We sure did have some good times at the Moose and VFW . Ed also did give a great massage. john enjoyed visiting with Ed when he was in Greenville for summer visits.
    RIP Ed . Vicki and Doug Mcclimans, Chuck Ray and John Ray

  5. Casey Headley (McMunn) Casey Headley (McMunn)
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy and family,
    Steve and I are so saddened for you loss. Our prayers are with you all.

  6. Sherry Williams Sherry Williams
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy my deepest condolences for you and the family!!

  7. Al Marzano Al Marzano
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy and Family you have my deepest condolences , Ed was and is Deeply loved and will be greatly missed by so many.

  8. Randy Mutdosch Randy Mutdosch
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy
    Nancy and I were so saddened to hear of Ed’s passing! RIP My Brother!!

  9. Randy Mutdosch Randy Mutdosch
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy
    Nancy and I are so saddened to hear of Ed’s passing! RIP My Brother

  10. Steve Shimshock & Denise Loreno Steve Shimshock & Denise Loreno
    May 3, 2023    

    Sandy..Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathy. He will truly be missed. RIP Ed.

  11. Darlene Cook Darlene Cook
    May 4, 2023    

    Sandy I have many good memories from AFB Youngstown
    Prayers for you and your family.

    Darlene (Pressler) Cook

  12. Susan Domokos Susan Domokos
    May 4, 2023    

    Dear Ed….please hug my Pop’s for me❤️ I know he already met you there Luv to your family ❤️❤️❤️

  13. Christine Dooley Christine Dooley
    May 4, 2023    

    Sandy and family, I am so sorry to hear about Club Ed’s passing. You and Ed were a big part of our lives and he will be missed so much by the Dooley family. I’m devastated that I cannot be at the service tomorrow. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers!

  14. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    May 4, 2023    

    Condolences and Gods’ speed to Sandy and family.

  15. Lori Cook Lori Cook
    May 5, 2023    

    Sandy and family, sending condolences to all of you. Club Ed will always be remembered as one of the good guys in this world. So many good memories of hanging out with him, including those Super Bowl parties.

  16. Donna Kerekes Donna Kerekes
    May 5, 2023    

    Sandy and family,

    So sorry to hear about Ed. He was such a wonderful guy. I will miss him very much. My deepest sympathies and biggest hugs. My condolences to you and your entire family.

  17. Denny and Deb Berry Denny and Deb Berry
    May 5, 2023    

    We can’t express how sorry we are, Sandy, to you and your family. We are still in Florida so can’t attend the services for Ed, but know you’ll be in our thoughts and prayers

  18. Jeff & Colleen Hamilton Jeff & Colleen Hamilton
    May 5, 2023    

    Sandy and Family you have our deepest condolences , Ed was a pretty wonderful guy and great friend. He will be missed. Rest in Peace my Friend . . .

  19. Will Maloney Will Maloney
    May 5, 2023    

    I am saddened to hear about Ed’s leaving this earth. I really enjoyed working with him and will always carry part of him and his wit with me. He was one of a kind and I offer my condolences…. love ya buddy!

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