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.
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