In Rememberance of Leonard J. Pace

Leonard J. Pace

Leonard J. Pace

Brookville, Maryland September 22, 1955 ~ October 09, 2011 Date of Service: October 15, 2011


Leonard J. Pace

October 9, 2011

Leonard J. Pace, 56, of Brookville, Maryland, died Sunday in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, JeanMarie Hibell Pace. The couple just recently celebrated eight years of marriage on October 3.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Hattie and Angeline Celano Pace and was a 1973 graduate of Dunmore High School. He received a degree in Business Management from Lackawanna Junior College and was the manager for Anna Maria’s Restaurant in Washington, D.C.

He had a love for the beach and was married on the beach in the Outerbanks. He enjoyed sports especially, the Dallas Cowboys and had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved to make people laugh and enjoyed spending time with his family and many friends. He was employed for many years at his brother Angelo’s restaurant in Washington, D.C. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Also surviving is a brother, Angelo V. Pace and wife Betty, Brookville, Maryland; Two sisters; Mary Angela Sileo and husband Jack, Dunmore; Dolores O’Bell and husband Frank, Peckville; a mother and father in law, Joyce and John Hibell and brother in law, Andrew Hibell, all in New Jersey; two sister in laws, Kimberly Wallis, Washington State and Lisa Agor, California. Eight nieces and nephews; Jack, Jeff, Tucker Sileo and Judy Kreis, Eric O’Bell and Kirsten McConnell, Angelo Pace and Celena Lagana. Several  cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with Mass at 9:30a.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, Smith St., Dunmore.

Interment, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Dunmore

Friends may call Friday from 4-7p.m.

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Caryl Mangialaschi
Posts: 4
Reply #2 on : Sat October 15, 2011, 11:02:02
Mary Angela my heart goes out to you and your family. Sorry I couldn't go to the funeral home my knees are really bad. I know with all the love in Lennie's family he was so blessed.
chuck arnone
Posts: 4
A long time friend
Reply #1 on : Thu October 13, 2011, 10:55:50
we will all leave someday brother but the memories we shared will be forever. Love you Lenny, See you upstairs!