Carmel Pace

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family after a lengthy illness on December 3, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Palliative Care Unit.  Loving and devoted husband of Nellie for 62 years.  Beloved father of Frank (Wendy Porter), Lynn (Ted) Stacey, Esther (John) Pace-Glen, Shelley (Darryl) Taylor and the late Esther Maria.  Cherished Grampa and Opa of Adrienne (Jesus), Nathalie (Anthony), Tyler, Sara (Rick), Jason, Matthew (Nicloe), Thomas, Valerie (Dustin), Corey (Kellie), Meghan (Peter), Brandon, and great grampa Carmel of Cassidy, Cailey, Caidy, Cason, Coen and Leo.  Predeceased by his siblings Connie, Fred, Mary, Frank, Tom and Gracie.  A very special thank you to the loving and caring staff of the home care palliative care team and to Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Palliative Care Unit.  Visitation will be held at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport)905-440-3595 on Thursday, December 7th from 7:00-9:00pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 1100 Marion Street North, Oshawa on Friday, December 8th at 11:30am.  Interment to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.  In memory of Carmel, please take time to reflect on his values-the love of family and trust in God & the Rosary.  Memories may be shared at www.destefanofuneralhomes.ca