Peter Mack Sr.
1926 - 2018
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NEW BERN - Peter Mack Sr., 91, of New Bern, passed on January 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving daughter and granddaughter.
Born in Danville, New York to Avis Kelly Mack and Peter Paul Mack on October 12, 1926.
He is survived by five children, Peter Mack Jr., Patricia Ann Webb, Sarah Elizabeth Mack, Gwendolyn Waddell, and John Eric Mack; seven grandchildren, Nicole Dare Webb, Candace Lee Plisko, Gina Mack Karam, Erica Lynn Fields, John Eric Fields, Peter Mitchell Dean, and Adrian Elaine King; five great-grandchildren; and his loving lap dog, Dee Dee aka "Doo Doo". His oldest beloved grandson, Robert Eric Webb, as well as his wife of many years, Marjorie Dare Mack, preceded him in death.
Peter joined the USMC at the age of 17 in 1943. He served in the South Pacific during WWII, later in China, Korean War, and in Vietnam. He retired from the USMC after 26 years of honorable service to this Country as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. He later retired from Craven County Schools, teaching shop and electronics. He was a man of great knowledge and truly enjoyed fixing things.
Our Father and Grandfather was a man of his word, he was strong and supportive in many ways. He was an honest man who worked hard and was endlessly devoted to his family. He paved a path that many of us chose to follow and helped us along the way. He was the best Daddy and Papa that anyone could have asked for, rest in peace, we all love you dearly.
A Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 15, 2018, at Cotten Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 1:00 pm at the Cotten Funeral Home. A Graveside service with Military Honors will follow the service at Greenleaf Memorial Park.

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Published in Sun Journal from Jan. 11 to Jan. 14, 2018.
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January 22, 2018
Memories of wonderful times so many years ago... Prayers to all the family and friends for prayers of peace and love during this difficult time.... From the Holcombe Family, Croatan NC
Sharon Holcombe
January 19, 2018
Sorry to hear of your demise .
Carl Lobland
January 14, 2018
I was saddened to learn that MASTER GUNNERY SERGEANT Mack had passed away.We served together at MCAS, Opa Locka, Florida and MCAS, Cherry Point as Parachute Riggers/Flight Equipment Men. I always held him in high esteem and respect.
May I extend to you and your family my very deepest sympathy. Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in Peace. Very Sincerely,
Robert Kane
January 12, 2018
Pete, Brad and I are so sorry for your loss.
Nancy Honeycutt
January 12, 2018
Prayers for peace and comfort to the family. Losing a father and grandfather leaves such a hole in our hearts but with time, good memories somehow fill that hole.
Ester Visser
January 12, 2018
My prayers and condolences go out to your family.
Lori Rawls-McClain
January 12, 2018
Pete, So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
BRENDA WILSON
January 12, 2018
Pete, my deepest sympathies go out to you and your family at the loss of your father.
Gayle Carlos
January 12, 2018
Pete sorry for the loss of your father. My condolences to you and your family.
Donna Benson
January 12, 2018
Donna Decker
January 12, 2018
Gods speed Marine !
Starr and Greg Murphy
January 12, 2018
Sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, Pete. He sounds like a wonderful man who will be missed. My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family.
Sara Ring
January 11, 2018
Pete,
So sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you.
cheryl honeycutt
January 11, 2018
Pete. Ken and I are sorry to hear the of the passing of your Dad. We were lucky to have met him several years back. Our thoughts are with you.
Pam and Ken Sewell
January 11, 2018
So sorry for your loss. I hope it helps to know that others care.
Darlene Leonard
January 9, 2018
RIP Pops!
Linda Arthur
January 8, 2018
John-Nicole-Crysta&Michael Lee you will be so missed. Love you
January 8, 2018
you will truly be loved & missed. Craig & Tina
January 8, 2018
So sorry Pete. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lila Garner Johnson
January 5, 2018
So very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was a wonderful man. I have always thought a lot of him. Sending prayers to you.
Paula White
January 4, 2018
Sorry to hear of your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you.
DK Lewis
January 4, 2018
Sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do to help you please let me know. DK Lewis
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