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Deacon Andrew C. Mack


Sunrise: January 7, 1943

Sunset: February 28, 2024

A LIFE TO BE REMEMBERER: It is said that there are three words in the English language that are more solemn than all the others, they are “Life, Death and Eternity”.

LIFE: Life began for Andrew Charles Mack on January 7, 1943 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was the son of the late Walter and Lela Mack. In 1953, the family moved to Norfolk, Virginia where he attended Norfolk Public Schools. Andrew was employed as a Merchant Seaman at Seafarers International Union for 19 years as a supervisor until he retired in 1996. In Mack’s leisure, he loved to work in his yard alongside his dog, Prince. He enjoyed spending time with his family and eating his McDonald’s chicken biscuit and black coffee with one sugar alongside his partners in crime, the Jolly Bunch. Mack attended GoodWill Baptist church in Norfolk, VA.

DEATH: Andrew’s steps were ordered by God to come home for eternal peace on February 28, 2024. He is preceded in death by his loving parents and beloved siblings. ETERNITY He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Valerie Woodard-Elmore of Baltimore, MD and Lesia (Stephon) DeBerry of Norfolk, VA; four grandchildren, Jeffery Elmore Jr of Baltimore, MD, Breon Green of Norfolk, VA, Jadia Richardson of Norfolk, DaQuan Munson of Norfolk, VA; seven great grandchildren; his right hand, Troy Mack; his “in times of need” niece, Robin Broadaway-Mack; four angelic grandchildren, Tracey Burke-Pace, Zalika Woodard, Kezia Woodard and Raziya Woodard all of Norfolk, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends.

Viewing Thursday, March 7, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, March 8, 2024 12 Noon Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Anne Boone says

    Condolences to the Mack Family…..Andrew was a faithful and dedicated Member of the Jolly Bunch Breakfast Club….bringing his wisdom, humor, knowledge, and stories to the table of the 3 C’s..
    Coffee, Conversation and Comedy…..Love from the Jolly Bunch;
    Sug, Sam, Anne, John, Arthur, Grif, Freda, Sarah, Kenya, Barbara, Betty, Kim, Vince, Doc. Taylor, Rose, Otho….

    ASSIGNMENT COMPLETED…….

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      Sharon Kelly says

      Valerie and Mr. Mack family. So sorry for your loss. He is at peace and free from pain. He fought a good fight and now he is in heaven with the other angels. Be strong and God will give you the strength to carry on. With deepest sympathy to all of you.

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    The Baker Family - Lula, McConnell, Jr., Phyllis, Sharon & Daryl says

    My deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Andrew Mack. His presence on Crystal Avenue will truly be missed. Upon moving into the neighborhood, he quickly connected with his neighbors across the street, beside him and behind him. Both he and my father were passionate about the upkeep of their yard and thus, established a friendship. When my father made his transition, Mr. Mack offered his services to assist my mother with planting. He also shared a few of his own plants. His kind-hearted spirit will be missed by many. WELL, DONE THY GOOD & FAITHFUL SERVANT

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    Tracey Burke says

    Mr Mack (Mack man is what I called him) will surely be missed. I will miss our morning talks. My most sincerest condolences to the family. ❤️❤️

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    Rev. Dr. James Edwards, lll says

    I wish to offer my condolences to the family of Deacon Andrew Mack It has been a many years since I have seen Mack and did not know he had passed away. We grew up together for a few years in the Roberts Park/Bowling Park area. His brother Abel and I were the best of friends , along with Ishmond Lee and Albert Bullock. Rest in peace Deacon for a life well lived.
    Rev. Dr. James ” Screwball ” Edwards , lll
    Retired Pastor/ Huntersville Boy

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    Bishop James & Lady Sharon says

    The Anderson family would like to extend our Deepest condolences and Prayers to the Mack Family.. Deacon Mack will be truly missed.. Bishop & I have many memories of Deacon Mack @Goodwill baptist church growing up and into adulthood ..from remembering his sense of humor( jokester,) as a Deacon taking care of church affairs.. that he was truly faithful to his office.. and serving the lord..We love you Until we meet again Deacon Mack! Oh what great Day that will be 🙏🏾🙏🏾👑

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