Mark McAllister
Mark McAllister

Obituary of Mark T. McAllister

Mark T. McAllister passed away peacefully Thursday, July 23, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was 68 years old. Born in Northampton, MA, Mark was a lifelong resident of Burlington. Mark grew up focusing on track and field in Northampton, MA. He was raised by his grandparents, Dr. Thomas and Gertrude Kenney. He was a graduate of Springfield College and moved to New Jersey after he and Micki graduated. After graduating from the police Academy, Mark was employed by the Sherriff's Dept. for several years before transitioning in 1985 into the Burlington County Bridge Commission, as a patrolman. During his years at the Bridge Commission, he held various positions, including, cashier, office manager, Sergeant and Lieutenant, retiring in 2013. He was a member of the FOP, Kiwanis and Roma Club. Mark loved his family and friends and spoiling/being his grandchildren's best friend. He enjoyed the beach (Myrtle Beach, SC and St. Petersburg, FL), traveling, pool days, being a "softball dad", and "Uncle Mark" to many. He was an avid "pinball wizard" and enjoyed golf, bowling, Coors Light, tequila, filet dinners, shrimp cocktail, and penny slots. Beloved husband of the late Michelle A. McAllister (nee Jeffers). Devoted father of Shawna Sasaki and husband Brad. Loving grandfather of Collin Thomas and Hailey Michelle. Survived by members of the Jeffers family. Also survived by 8 nieces and 9 nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mark's viewing Tuesday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm and Wednesday morning from 10 am to 11 am at the Chadwick Memorial Home, 154 Webster St., Riverside. Service to follow at 11 am. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Cinnaminson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mark's memory to the Kiwanis Club of Burlington, P. O. Box 400, Burlington, NJ 08016.
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Tuesday
28
July

Viewing

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Chadwick Memorial Home
154 Webster St.
Riverside, New Jersey, United States
(856) 461-0240
Wednesday
29
July

Viewing

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Chadwick Memorial Home
154 Webster St.
Riverside, New Jersey, United States
(856) 461-0240
Wednesday
29
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Chadwick Memorial Home
154 Webster St.
Riverside, New Jersey, United States
(856) 461-0240
Wednesday
29
July

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Lakeview Memorial Park
1300 U.S. 130
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States
(856) 829-3553

Donations

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mark's memory to The Kiwanis Club of Burlington P.O. Box 400 Burlington, NJ 08016
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