Official Obituary of

William John Mack Jr.

August 9, 1937 ~ February 26, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

William Mack Jr. Obituary

William J. Mack, Jr., age 86, of Port Carbon, PA passed away Monday, February 26th, 2024 at his home.

Born in New Philadelphia, PA on August 9, 1937, he was the son of the late William John and Helen (Grayouskie) Mack.

Bill was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School, Class of 1955.  He served for two years in the U.S. Army from 1960 till 1962. Bill first worked at Van Heusen and then as a Computer Operator for Exide Battery in Reading for 38 years until retiring in 2002. He was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia. Bill was an avid sports fan, who loved the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Mary Lou (Barnes) Mack, who died on March 30, 2014 and three sisters: Marie Newhard, Connie Homovich, and Patricia Palko.

Bill is survived by his daughter Lisa A. Munsch and her husband John, Coopersburg, PA; two granddaughters: Hannah and Ava; a sister Anna Witkowski, NC; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia at 10:30AM on Saturday, March 2nd, with Msgr. William Glosser officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday morning from 8:30-10AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon.

Interment with Military Honors will be held at St. Stephen Cemetery in Port Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the March of Dimes.

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Open Viewing
March 2, 2024

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Mass of Christian Burial
March 2, 2024

10:30 AM
Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church
99 Valley Street
New Philadelphia, PA 17959

Interment with Military Honors
March 2, 2024

11:45 AM
St. Stephen's Cemetery
Wood and Valley, Coal, or First Streets
Port Carbon, PA 17965


March of Dimes


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