Mary Louise Pace


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Seabrook, NH - Mary Louise Pace, 83, of Seabrook, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Watson Fields in Dover.

She was born in Lawrence, Mass., June 4, 1936, the daughter of the late Harry F. and Gabrielle (Claus) Leslie.

Mary was raised in Lawrence, Mass., and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1953. She earned her associate degree at Burdett College in Boston, and then worked as a legal secretary for a few years. She met the love of her life Robert V. Pace on a train in 1955 and they were married on June 1, 1957.

Mary and Bob spent their summers at Seabrook beach before making Seabrook their permanent home in1988. They traveled often and loved spending their winters in Naples, Fla.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Family always came first and that was her main interest. She loved attending all the children's and grandchildren's athletic and school activities and providing for her family. She was an avid gardener and loved to follow the fortunes of the Boston sports teams. She was a superb cook and her many Sunday dinners of pasta and meatballs for the kids and their friends who just happened to stop by were legendary.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Robert Pace, Jr. and his wife Valerie of Hampton, and Richard Pace and his wife Frances of Windsor, Conn.; daughter, Ann Marie Pace and her husband William Sullivan of Scotts Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Pace, Thomas and Daniel Sullivan, Felicia Kubicki and Katelyn Ryan; great-grandson, Richard White; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Robert Leslie, Esq.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2019, in St. Elizabeth Church, 1 Chelmsford Street, Seabrook Beach, NH 03874. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 1 Chelmsford Street, Seabrook Beach, NH 03874. Please visit to view Mary's memorial website, sign her tribute wall or for directions.
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Ellen Tierney Roberts
Aug 25, 2019
Bob, Bobby, Rich and Anne-Marie,
Please accept my deepest condolences. I was saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She was a wonderful neighbor in Seabrook and I have many fond memories of her. My prayers are with you.
Lisa Lsurino
Aug 21, 2019
Beautiful Dreams was purchased for the family of Mary Louise Pace by Lisa Lsurino.  Send flowers
Lisa lauino hull
Aug 21, 2019
I am so sorry . My deepest condolences..
Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am reminded of so many loving memories of Bob and Mary and all of you. The childhood summer family memories, will be for ever cherished and never forgotten. Mary's caring, loving, and ever so charitable nature will always live in the hearts of everyone she touched.. She left her footprints in many hearts.... She touched people with such graciousness, kindness and love. God's blessings to each of you, in this time of loss. I know how deeply she was loved, and will be missed...may she rest in God's peace surrounded by God's heavenly angels.. Respectfully,
In Christ,
Lisa Laurino /Joe and
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Cheryl-Anne Rizzotto
Aug 21, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Mary Louise Pace by Cheryl-Anne Rizzotto.  Send flowers
Steven Martin
Aug 20, 2019
Bobby,Richard,and Ann-Marie,It saddens me to read this. Your parents were always my favorite friends of my parents. Please know I have her in my prayers.
Marlene Dumas, Leesburg, FL
Aug 19, 2019
So sorry to read of Mary's passing. We had a nice relationship when
we lived near each other . My condolences to the family.