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William "Mac" MacDonald MacAllister

May 15, 1929 ~ March 3, 2018 (age 88)
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William MacDonald MacAllister, Jr., 88, a resident of Armonk and formerly of Port Chester died March 3, 2018. He was born May 15, 1929 in Port Chester to the late William and Margaret Fife MacAllister. His family and close friends referred to him as "Buddy" or "Mac". He was raised and educated in Port Chester graduating from Port Chester High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1950 achieving the rank of Electricians Mate Second Class Petty Officer (EM2), while serving on board the USS:LST 306 during the Korean War.  He was married to the late Doris Sickles who died in 2007.  William was a union electrician with Local #501 having worked for Port Chester Electric. He was a member of Armonk American Legion Post # 1097 and was a Scout Master for Armonk Boy Scouts Troop #94. He was also a member of the Armonk United Methodist Church and Middle Patent Church in Bedford.
Mac grew up in Port Chester and had many adventures, from working at the Port Chester Library, working summers at Arnold's Bakery on the slicing machine, to joining the YMCA Musketeers playing on the basketball and softball teams.
In his later years he made his permanent home in Armonk with Doris and his three boys by his side. As a family they enjoyed camping, hunting, swimming, tinkering with cars and motorcycles.  His favorite place was the family's cabin in the Adirondack's where they spent many summers had many adventures and made memories that will last a lifetime. 
He was a devoted caregiver to his wife Doris. 
Mr. MacAllister is survived by his son, Tim MacAllister and his wife Betty of Mahopac, NY., Tom MacAllister and wife Angela of Rochester, NY., and Rusty MacAllister and wife Laurie of Port Chester, NY., brother Donald MacAllister and wife Harriet of Conneticut and 10 grandchildren, Brian MacAllister, Gary MacAllister, Joe MacAllister, Mike MacAllister, Sage Griffith and husband Michael, Scott MacAllister, Kate MacAllister, Eve MacAllister, Eric Snyder and William MacAllister, great grandchildren Andre Griffith and Amara Griffith. He was predeceased by his sisters Nan Burger and Nancy MacAllister Mortenson.  Funeral service to be announced at a later date.


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