In Loving Memory of August J. "Augie" Pace
August J. "Augie" PaceDunmore, PA December 11, 1924 ~ September 10, 2015 Date of Service: No public services
August “Augie” J. Pace, 90, of Dunmore, died Thursday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Violet Dukauskas. The couple celebrated 69 years of marriage this month.
Born in Dunmore, Augie was the son of the late Charles A. and Bernette Coviello Pace and was a Dunmore High School graduate. After attending the Chicago Baking School, he was a highly valued employee of the Williams Baking Company and later the former Profera’s Pizza Bakery in Scranton. He was hard-working, knowledgeable, responsible and dependable, a multi-skilled professional and leader much respected in the baking industry. He worked part-time at Profera’s into his early eighties.
Augie was an avid golfer and a member of Elmhurst Country Club for 50 years, with a proud record of 5 holes-in-one. He was the best husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, dearly loved by his family and regarded with much respect and affection by everyone.
Also surviving is a son, Ronald, and wife Nancy of Fredrick, MD; granddaughters Lisa Pace, Tempe, AZ and Jane Marshall, Los Angeles, CA; and a sister, Rosemary Pace of Scranton; as well as fond nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine “Katie” Corazzi; a brother, Carmen Pace, and an infant brother.
Donations in Augie’s memory can be shared with your favorite charity.
In accordance with Augie’s wishes, there will be no public services.