Anthony Edward Pevec

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Most Reverend

Anthony E. Pevec
Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland
See Titular See of Mercia
Appointed April 13, 1982
In office July 2, 1982–September 1, 2002
Ordination April 29, 1950
Consecration July 2, 1982
by Anthony Michael Pilla
Personal details
Born (1925-04-16)April 16, 1925
Cleveland, Ohio
Died December 14, 2014(2014-12-14) (aged 89)

Anthony Edward Pevec (April 16, 1925 – December 14, 2014) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland in the state of Ohio from 1982-2002.


Pevec was born in Cleveland, where he graduated from St Mary's Seminary. He also graduated from John Carroll University, earning a doctorate degree.[1] He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Cleveland on April 29, 1950.

On April 13, 1982 Pope John Paul II named him the Titular Bishop of Mercia and Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland. He was consecrated as bishop by Bishop Anthony Michael Pilla of Cleveland on July 2, 1982. The principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Joseph Bernadin of Cincinnati and Bishop William Michael Cosgrove of Belleville.

Pevec served the diocese as an auxiliary for nearly 19 years when Pope John Paul accepted his resignation on April 3, 2001. Bishop Pevec officially retired on September 1, 2002. [2]


  1. ^ Bunson, Matthew (2010). 2010 Catholic Almanac. Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor. p. 410.
  2. ^ "Bishop Anthony Edward Pevec". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2010-07-21.
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