Frank E. Mackey, 84, of Shermans Dale, peacefully passed
away with his loving family by his side on Thursday, January 7, 2010, in his home. He was born on Monday, June 8, 1925, in
Chambersburg, and was a son of the late Benjamin and Clara B. (Evans) Mackey and was widowed from Margaret G. (Dick) Mackey
who died Sept. 26, 2003.
Frank was a US Army veteran of WWII and was awarded several
medals for his service to our nation. He and his late wife formerly owned and operated "Mackey’s Roller Rink and Tavern"
in Carlisle for more than 25 years. He also had worked for the former Carlisle Shoe Co., Bethlehem Steel Mill and the Ritter
Brothers. Frank was an entrepreneur and enjoyed buying and selling real estate, antique cars and also formerly leased out
two tractor trailer rigs. He was a member of the Mechanicsburg Club, Mechanicsburg American Legion Post 109, the New Bloomfield
VFW and was a 32nd degree mason with the Eureka Masonic Lodge in Mechanicsburg. Frank also enjoyed car shows. He
was preceded in death by six brothers; Walter, Charles, Russell, Arthur, Raymond and Thomas Mackey and two sisters; Viola
Kramer and Edna Heller.
He is survived by two sons; Terry Mackey and Dennis Mackey
both of Carlisle, two daughters; Barbara (and her husband, Michael) Minich and Joyce (and her husband, Kenneth) Hair all of
Shermans Dale, two sisters; Ruth Mackey Thumma and Helen Mackey both of Carlisle, one granddaughter, Shelby (and her husband,
Jeffrey) Minich Nelson of Shermans Dale, one great-granddaughter, Mollee Nelson and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday,
January 11, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Richard Ruff officiating.
Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 2 - 4:00 p.m. at the funeral
home and on Monday from 12:30 p.m. until time of the services. Memorials may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 2645 North
Third St., Suite 300, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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My deepest sympathy to Terry and Dennis and to the rest
of the family.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Frank
was a great man and will be missed, but remember he will always be with you where ever you go.
Candace Wiser and Andy
So sorry to hear of Mr. Mackey's Passing. He was a Dear
Friend. You all have my condolences.
Please call me (912) 660-5086
I live in Savannah, GA
I'm the son Of Doctor
Joseph Randall of Harrisburg.
Chef Joe Randall
I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
May the Lord be with you and your family during this time of sorrow.
Noreen Bousman NAVICP
Sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you
and your family during this time and forever.
Judy Williams of NAVICP
Barb and Family,
You have my deepest sympathies in
the loss of your loved one.
You will be in my prayers.
Ted Slopey, NAVICP -M
Sorry to hear of your loss. You and
your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Dave and I would like to express our sympathy to Barb
Minich and her family on the loss of her father. I know that he had a happy life but will be dearly missed.
Dear Barb & family, I'm so sorry to hear of your
great loss. He's in God's hand now & with his lovely wife. You were all so good to him & he was lucky
to have so great of a family who loved & cared for him. God bless you all!
Barb, Joyce, Terry, Dennis, and the rest of the family
- Frank was a good guy and a great friend! I am sorry that he has passed, but am glad that he is no longer suffering.
I enjoyed his company and will miss him... My mother and I would like to express our condolences. Frank will live on in our
I'm sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories
bring strength and comfort through this difficult time.
Sherry Worley (PCCI)
Thank you Steve for the wonderful job you displayed towards
our father. Would also like to give thanks for all the flowers, gifts, cards and donation during our time sorrow for the loss
of our father, Frank E. Mackey.
Sincere Thanks from the Mackey Son's, Minich's, Hair's and Nelson's
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