Pace, Lisa Ann
Birth: Friday, August 31, 1962 in Torrington, Connecticut
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Monday, October 26, 2015 at the age of 53
Laid to Rest: in the St. John Vianney Church Cemetery
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Lisa Ann Pace, age 53, passed away at her home in Prince Frederick, Maryland, on October 26, 2015, after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. Lisa was born on August 31, 1962 in Torrington, Connecticut and is survived by her adoring parents, Joseph and Dolores Pace, devoted husband, Fernando Marcelo, and loving son, Christian.
Lisa will be remembered by a large affectionate family, which includes many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Friends will remember Lisa as being caring, compassionate, and loyal.
Lisa graduated from Bethlehem Catholic High School in Pennsylvania. She obtained a degree in criminology from University of New Haven, CT. A life-long civil servant committed to the safety and security of the U.S., Lisa was first employed in 1984 as a Special Agent with the Department of the Navy. She worked for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in the U.S. and was then transferred to Rota, Spain where she met Fernando fell in love, and they were married in November, 1991.
In 1992, Lisa was transferred to Virginia Beach, VA where she and Fernando resided for over 4 years. During that time their son Christian was born in August, 1995. In 1996, Lisa was transferred to Headquarters, NCIS in Washington, D.C. where she, Fernando, and Christian moved to Calvert County, MD. She left NCIS and began working for the Nuclear Regulation Commission (NRC) in Rockville, MD, and then later medically-retired from the Department of Treasury in 2013.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, playing the guitar, gardening, and traveling, especially to Spain, where her extended family resides.
A memorial service celebrating Lisa's life-journey will be held at St. John Vianney Church, Prince Frederick, Maryland on Friday, October 30, 2015, officiated by Father Daly at 11:00 a.m. with a luncheon immediately following. Memorial Donations may be made to: Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.