Tribute: Wilma E. Pace

Wilma E. Pace, 84, passed away October 9

Wilma E. Pace, Champion, Ohio – obit

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

She was born March 15, 1932 in Warrensville, North Carolina, the daughter of the late John Biller and Esther A. Newton Butto.

She had been a Trumbull county resident for 60 years, coming 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, Indiana 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 November 22, 1950, preceded her in death June 26, 2014.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Newton Falls West Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen (Breast Cancer) for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309 or the American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad St., Canfield, Ohio 44406.

Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 12 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.