In Loving Memory of Nora McDermott Mace Mar. 28, 1955 - Mar. 21, 2010 Passed away, peacefully and unexpectedly at home. Loving wife of Bill, mother of Willy (Christina), Austin and Julia; daughter of John and Bridget McDermott, sister of Frank (Nancy), Maureen Battle (Sam), Sean (Anne) and Eileen Smith (Richard); many nieces and nephews, a large extended family and the endless Irish Diaspora of Southern California . Nora was born in Los Angeles and graduated from the California Hospital Nursing program. She worked extensively as an R.N. in Labor/Delivery and Oncolgy before committing fully to family and children. Nora had the spirit and personality to accomplish challenging goals and overcome obstacles with energy, finesse and/or unconventional means where necessary. Funeral Mass is at 10:00 am, Friday, March 26 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Alhambra. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Carme lite House of Studies, P.O. box 260, Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Cabot and Sons Funeral Director. (626) 793-7159.
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Published by Pasadena Star-News on Mar. 25, 2010.