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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Marilyn Laurino
Aug 21, 2019
Lisa has just called about the passing of Mary. I am so sorry to hear of this as she was always generous to welcome our family for many years at her home and I do have fond rememberances of her. May God be with you and the family at this time of loss and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love, Marilyn
Shannon Keroack
Aug 21, 2019
My sincere condolences to your family.
Aug 20, 2019
You were a lovely lady Linda loved working for you and Bob