October 6, 1940 - November 20, 2019
Augustine "Gus" J. Mack, Jr., age 79 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Christiana Care Health Systems, in Newark, DE. He was born on October 6, 1940 in Baltimore, MD and raised in Locust Point, son of the late Augustine J. Sr. and Marguerite (Foster) Mack. Gus was a proud veteran, having honorably served in the US Army. He built a career with the Steamship Trade Association as a longshoreman, retiring after 44 dedicated years. Gus was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed rooting for the Baltimore Ravens, his favorite team. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #2645 in Ocean City, MD. Above all, Gus cherished time with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, step-father, grandfather, brother, and friend who was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, Gus was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Joseph Mengele; and his sister-in-law, Irene "Toot" Mack. He is survived by his beloved wife of 13 years, Marian (Agro) Mack of Lewes, DE; his son, Mark Mack (Kathy) of Abingdon, MD; his step-son, Sean Ryan Swift (Nicole) of Glen Arm, MD; his step-daughters: Kimberly Ann Carroll (Steve) of Cape Coral, FL and Kristen Ramsey (Daniel) of Severna Park, MD; his step-grandchildren: Christopher Biederman, Ryan Cook, Meg Swift, Jamie Swift, Maddelyn Ramsey, Emma Ramsey, Jackson Ramsey, Brittany Couto (Paulo), Steven Carroll (Natalie), and Stephanie Carroll; his brother, Raymond Mack of Pasadena, MD; his sister, Marilyn Mengele of Catonsville, MD; his in laws: Bridgett and Vincent Pitt and Maria and Joseph Agro; and many more close family members, including several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at 11:00 AM, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1530 E Fort Avenue, #1598, Locust Point, MD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Gus' memory to www.riseforautism.org. Please sign the online guestbook located on the tribute page.
Augustine "Gus" J. Mack, Jr., age 79 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Christiana Care Health Systems, in Newark, DE. He was born on October 6, 1940 in Baltimore, MD and raised in Locust Point, son of the late Augustine... View Obituary & Service Information
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