Wilma E. Pace

CHAMPION – Wilma E. Pace, 84, of Champion, died Sunday morning, Oct. 9, 2016, at her home in Champion.

She was born March 15, 1932, in Warrensville, N.C., the daughter of the late John Biller and Esther A. Newton Butto. She was a Trumbull County resident for 60 years after moving to the area from North Carolina.

Wilma worked in administration for Warren City Schools, retiring after 30 years of service.

She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.

Wilma enjoyed sewing and doing various crafts. She loved spending time with her family and was most especially involved with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Terry L. Pace of Champion; three sons, Mark P. (Wendy) Pace, D.O. of Aurora, Lou J. (Gloria) Pace of Elkhart, Ind., and Kirk J. Pace of Streetsboro; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Wilma also had 12 siblings.

Her husband, Robert L. Pace, whom she married Nov. 22, 1950, preceded her in death June 26, 2014.

The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, in Warren, where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Newton Falls West Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure (breast cancer), P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, or the American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406.

Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.

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