PACE, Maria (Mary) Giovina (nee Marrocco) – born in Peterborough on March 30, 1916 passed away on June 20, 2014 at Royal Gardens. Her husband Romualdo (Ron) Pace passed away in September 1990. Mary’s parents Grazia & Rocco Marrocco were born in Italy. She is also predeceased by: her two sisters Adeline (Judy) and Lucy and six brothers, Andrew, Philip, Donato, Attilio, Dominic, and Francis who was the Bishop of Peterborough from 1968 to 1975. She is survived by her sister Bibiana (Anne) who lives in California. Mary is the dear mother of two sons and a daughter and their spouses: Rico & Adele Pace, Frank & Carolina Pace, and Andrea & Peter Berardi. She (Nanny) has five grandchildren and their spouses: Vince Pace & Mona Yari (fiancee), Nadia & Tracey Musclow, Aaron Berardi & Sarah Eddenden, Andrew & Irene Pace and Philip & Melissa Pace. Mary has ten great-grandchildren: Vincenzo & Melanie (spouse) Pace, Gabriella Pace, Adelaide & Max Berardi, Angelo & Sofia Musclow, Daphne, Lacey & Hugh Pace, and Henry Pace. Mary will be fondly remembered for the mischievous sparkle in her eyes. Friends will be received at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held in the Ashburnham Chapel on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the Legacy Room. A private interment will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery. If desired, directions to the service, condolences to the family or donations to the charity of your choice, may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

Mary Pace

Mary Pace

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