Vincent A. “Vinnie” Pace, 71, of Warren, Pa., died Sunday
morning, June 3, 2018 after an extended illness at Kinzua
Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Warren, PA. He was born in
Warren, PA., to the late Bruno and Sabia Ditonto Pace. Vince was
a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1964 graduate of Warren
High School. He was always remembered as a truly talented
athlete while in school, playing in high school football and
baseball. He was a veteran with the U.S. Army as a Tech Sergeant
during Vietnam War, earning a Bronze Star Medal. He was
owner and operator of the BullPen Bar and Restaurant for 40
years. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Struthers
Hose and a life member of Clarendon Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He enjoyed motorcycle riding and hunting. One of the great joys
in his life were spending time with his family, especially his
grandchildren and attending their sporting events.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Charlene Smith Pace
whom he married June 1, 1974 in Warren, PA., 3 Children –
Michele Pace of Pensacola, Fl., James B. Pace of Buffalo, N.Y.,
Malissa L. Snyder and husband, Pete of Warren, PA., 4 Sisters –
Dora Cicchini of Pittsburgh, PA., Antionette Durkin and husband,
Michael of Alexandria, VA., Sylvia Larson and Mary Larson both
of Tampa, FL., 3 Grandchildren – Cassandra Mason of Warren,
PA., Colin Mason of Ft. Hood, TX., Elijah Snyder of Warren, PA.,
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stillborn
son, 1 Sister – Rafaela Peck.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 2 to 4
and 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted
Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church,
600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., with Fr. Richard
Tomasone, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C.
Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted by
members of Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. Honor Guard and the
U.S. Army funeral personnel. Those wishing to place memorials
may do so through Western PA Kidney Foundation, 2403 Sidney
St., Suite 230, Pittsburgh, PA. 15203 or Warren Sports Boosters,
P.O. Box 643, Warren, PA. 16365
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