James S. Mackey of Landenberg

James S. Mackey, 89, of Landenberg, and Rehoboth Beach, died Friday, Dec. 7, at his residence. He was the husband of Fern Barber Mackey, who died in 2001, and with whom he shared 48 years of marriage.

James S. Mackey

Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Raymond S. Mackey and the late Nancy Thompson Mackey.

He farmed the family farm until the mid-60s, but he was always a farmer at heart. He was a carpenter, retiring in 1993 from PKF Mark III in Newtown

Mr. Mackey was a member of Manor Presbyterian Church, Cochranville, and the New London Masonic Lodge No. 545.

He enjoyed collecting antique tools, going to auctions, watching old movies on the TV and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Raymond J. Mackey and  his wife Louise of West Grove; three daughters, LeAnne Pugliese and her husband John of West Grove, Joyce Mackey Holton and her husband James of Landenberg, and  Gail Bridgham and her husband Russell of Isle of Palms, S.C.; one brother, David Mackey of Punta Gorda, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Manor Presbyterian Church, 505 Street Road, Cochranville, PA 19330. His Funeral service will follow at 11. Burial will be in the Faggs Manor Cemetery, 508 Street Road, Cochranville.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com

Arrangements by the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, West Grove.

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