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John Mason Pace

Wilmington - John Mason Pace, age 80, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Richmond, VA, passed away on September 13, 2018 at Freedom Village Brandywine, Coatesville, PA.

John graduated from the University of Virginia in 1961. He double majored in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and was honored to live on The Lawn.

He was employed by Hercules and Merck as a consulting engineer. John enjoyed tinkering around the house and always came up with bigger and better ways to "fix" things. Mr. Pace, as many called him, was a true Southern gentleman with a keen sense of humor.

His memory will be carried on by his wife of 55 years of marriage, Adrienne Walton Pace; daughter, Andrea Pace Inman and her husband, John R. Inman; grandson, John "Jack" Inman; and granddaughters, Krista and Lauren Inman, all living in Chester Springs, PA.

A memorial gathering will be held at 12 noon on Sunday September 23, 2018 at the Talleyville Fire Company, 3919 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Interment will be private in Richmond, VA.

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Published in The News Journal on Sept. 16, 2018
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