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John T. "Jack" Mackey

1926 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
John T. Mackey


John T. Mackey, 87 of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013. Jack was born into a close knit, Irish family in Wilmington on July 8, 1926, one of six children of the late John and Margaret (Mulhern) Mackey. He was employed with the DuPont Company, retiring in 1988 after more than 40 years of dedicated service. In his leisure time, Jack enjoyed the horse races at Delaware Park.

Jack was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Mitzi (Perkins); his son, David; and his siblings, Rita, Betty, Gerald and Helen. Jack is survived by his children, Lynne Mackey Easterman (Dave) and Jeffrey Mackey (Katie); his 7 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter; his sister, Veronica Hulick; and nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to visit at Christ Our King Church, 28th and Madison Streets, Wilmington on Friday, August 30 from 9:30 - 10:15AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30AM. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jack may be made to the , 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.



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Published in The News Journal on Aug. 28, 2013
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