Patricia M. Mace

LAKE CLEAR – Patricia M. Mace, 85, of Lake Clear, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

Born in Westport on March 20, 1927, she was the daughter of Frederick and Ella (Gardner) Mero. She married Floyd Mace on Sept. 27, 1947. He predeceased her Jan. 16, 2012.

Patricia had been employed as a secretary in the family businesses: Floyds Atlantic Gas Station and Adirondack Tire. She enjoyed knitting, crossword puzzles and playing cards.

She is survived by two sons: Gregory Mace and his wife Amy of Lake Clear and Jeffrey Mace and his wife KC of Chazy; two daughters: Sharon Godfrey and her husband Walter of Cadyville and Kathleen Colwell of Gloversville; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law: Paul Mace of Lake Clear, Thomas Mace of Lake Clear and David Mace of Tupper Lake; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by his father, mother and one brother-in-law, Lawrence Mace.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. Private services will take place at Fairview Cemetery in AuSable Forks.

Friends wishing to remember Patricia M. Mace may make memorial contributions to Saranac Lake Vol. Fire Dept. Rescue Squad or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital in care of the funeral home.

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