Melissa L. MaceFebruary 23,2013Melissa L. Mace
PROCTOR — Melissa Lee “Missi” Mace, 55, of Proctor, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Rutland September 15, 1957, the daughter of Chester and Sally (Earle) Mace.
Melissa was a neonatal resuscitative nurse at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
She was a Sunday school teacher at the Union Church of Proctor and an avid reader.
Surviving are two daughters, Nicole Mace and fiance Chris Cofrancesco of Proctor and Sarah Mace of Proctor; three sisters, Melanie Mace of Proctor, Kathy Bruce of Springfield and Hilary Adams of Shrewsbury; a brother, Larry Mace of West Rutland; four grandchildren, Aryanna, Christopher, Cameron and Chesten.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Union Church of Proctor. Officiating will be Rev. Christopher Heintz.
Burial will be at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held Monday, February 25, 2013, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to Regional Ambulance Service, 275 Stratton Road, Rutland, VT 05701; or to Proctor Fire Department.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.