PACE, Joseph Sr. of Saugus, formerly of Stoneham, on December 24. Beloved husband of Angela (Cappello). Father of Joseph Jr. and his wife Christine and Cara Costa Pace. Son of the late Nicolo and Rosaria (DiPompo). Brother of Maria Pace Barker. Also survived by four grandchildren, Joseph III, Nicolas, Gianna, Nicollette, many nieces, nephews and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held in the St. Patrick Church, Stoneham, Thursday, December 28 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. However, burial will be private. Positively omit flowers. Donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, “Dr. Kwiatkowski’s Research Fund”, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.
Joe started from humble beginnings working beside his father Nicolo at their North End grocery store and through the years turned his family into one of the most respected and successful food corporations in the Boston area. Most importantly his most proud achievement was his family which he treasured so very much.