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Pleasant Millsap-Mack, leader of church ushers

May 19, 1954 — July 25, 2014

Pleasant Millsap-Mack, a local leader of church ushers, died Friday in Buffalo General Medical Center after a long illness. She was 60.

Mrs. Millsap-Mack was born in Buffalo, the youngest of five children, and graduated from East High School in 1972.

She earned an associate degree in business and computer technology from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and became a certified public accountant.

She worked several years for Assemblyman Arthur O. Eve before taking a position as a regional ambassador for the Girl Scouts of America. She retired from Harrison Delphi General Motors.

Mrs. Millsap-Mack organized and served as director of the Ushers’ and Greeters’ Ministry for Elim Christian Fellowship in Buffalo and Rochester.

She was a member of the National United Church Ushers Association of America and served as chairwoman of the board of directors of the Church Ushers Association of Buffalo and Vicinity.

In 2012, she started Wrapping-Up Lymphedema, a charity also known as the Lymphedema Breast Cancer Foundation of Western New York, to help cover the costs of wraps, bandages and compression garments for people with lymphedema.

Survivors include her husband of 23 years, Herman Mack Jr.; a daughter, Elle Denise Barker; a stepdaughter, Cecelia Mack; a son, Jermaine Barker; three stepsons, Roderick Mack, Steven Mack and Jason Mack; a sister, Delores Pryor; two brothers, Carl Millsap Jr. and Alvin Bennett-Millsap; and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Thursday in Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave.

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