William D. Mackey


William D. Mackey of Warwick, NY passed away on March 31, 2018 at Schervier Pavilion.

He was 95 years old.


Born February 17, 1923 in Newark, NJ, the son of Henry and Louise Mackey.


William was an executive with The George La Monte & Son Paper Co. of Nutley, NJ and later with the La Monte Division of Georgia-Pacific Corp. in Warwick, NY.


He was a former member and president of the Nutley Tennis Club and a member of the Redwood Tennis Club of Middletown, NY and the Green Ridge Golf Club of Johnson, NY.  He sang with the Nutley Choral Society and the Warwick Valley Chorale and served as president of both organizations.  He was Tenor Soloist for many years at the Forest Hill Presbyterian Church in Newark, NJ and the Webb Horton Church in Middletown, NY.  He was a published poet and is remembered as a frequent contributor to the “Record Breaker” column of the Times Herald Record of Middletown, NY.


He leaves behind many friends. He was predeceased by a brother, Henry Jr. 


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  Cremation will be private.


Remembrances may be sent to the charity of your choice.

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