YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Edward E. Keich, Jr., passed away at his residence on Monday October 9, 2023.

He was born on September 20, 1940, in Youngstown, the son of the late Edward Sr. and Helen E. Nard Keich. He was a lifelong area resident.

Edward graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and received his Bachelor of Education Degree from Capital University and then his Master’s Degree in Biology from Syracuse University.

Edward was a teacher for 30 years in the Cleveland Public School system until his retirement in 1993.

He was a member of Good Hope Lutheran Church, was an avid organist enthusiast and played for the church for many years.

Edward enjoyed photography and collecting model trains.

He leaves to cherish his memory sisters, Diane Pallai of Boardman and Cynthia Anderson of Poland; nieces and nephews, John (Debbie) Perantoni, Lisa (Gregg) Hunter and Elena Perantoni (Derek Gavorcik); great-nieces and nephews, Nicholas and Isaac Perantoni, Bella Brown and Deanna Hunter and beloved cousins.

Besides his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his niece, Carmen and brother-in-law, Norman Anderson.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Drive, Boardman, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. where a funeral service will follow immediately after, officiated by Pastor Robert Quaintance.

The services will be live streamed from the church, Interment will be in Lake Park Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street Boardman. Family and friends of Edward may visit to leave condolences for the Keich family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Edward E. Keich, Jr., please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Sunday, October 15 at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.