George W. Mackey Sr.

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. – George W. Mackey Sr., 89, passed away July 20, 2019, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

He was born on July 13, 1930, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., a son of the late Isabel (Welsh) and Frank Mackey.

Mr. Mackey proudly served his country with the United States Army from 1949 to 1952. He obtained the rank of SGT  First Class. He also received four Bronze Stars. 

He was a member of American Legion Post No. 0136 in Mount Kisco.

He was a manager for New York Telephone Company in White Plains, N.Y.

Survivors include his children, George W. Mackey Jr. of Hyde Park, N.Y., Janis Mackey of Manhattan and Diana Mackey of Clinton Corners, N.Y.; a sister, Betty Davidson of Mount Kisco; and several cousins.

Calling hours are on Wednesday, July 24, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 25, at 10 a.m. from St. Denis Roman Catholic Church in Hopewell Junction. Interment with military honors will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Kisco.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project or any veteran-related organization. To send an online condolence, go to www.peckandpeck.net.