Obituaries 05-29-2012

Grace Pace

Clothing Designer, Owned Styles N’Fashion in Everett

Grace M. (Squatrito) Pace of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly on May 17 in the Union Hospital in Lynn. She was 80 years old.

Born in the North End of Boston, she lived in Everett for many years before moving to Lynnfield. She was a creative, clothing designer for many years. She loved to sew and for many years she owned and operated Styles N’ Fashion in Everett. She also  loved to sing and cook and passionately enjoyed cooking and entertaining her family and friends during the holidays and for any occasion. A houseful of people would always be welcomed.

She was the beloved wife of James P. Pace for more than 59 years; dear and devoted mother of James P. and his wife, Judy of Guernee, IL; Steven P. and his wife, Christy of Powell, TN; Robert and his wife, Svetlana and Luann DiTullio and her husband, Vincent of Peabody; sister of Joseph Squatrito of Everett, Paul Squatrito of Melrose, Angelo Squatrito of Florida and the late Anthony and Leo Squatrito. She is also survived by nine loving grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472, would be sincerely appreciated.