Chaplain Ronald Mack Sr.
Chaplain Ronald Mack Sr. was the founder of the Lord’s House of Glory Ministry. He was a highly regarded minister of the gospel. He was a philosopher, an author, a Christian counselor, and humanitarian. He was loved by many people, regardless of religious or secular affiliation. He belonged to us all.
On September 7, 2014 Chaplain Mack, peaceably passed at the Washington Hospital Center following a stroke.
He was born May 24, 1947, in Switchback, West Virginia to the late Corona Mack. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Antoinette (Toni) Mack; daughters Michelle Mack, Rebekah Mack-Woodfolk (Antoine), Lavonne Richmond; one son Ronald Ira Mack; grandchildren Devin Mason Jr., Angelo Woodfolk, Keronte Mack, Terrell Mack, Elise Mack, Ronald Mack, Jr., Jasmine Richmond, Isaiah Richmond, Zion Richmond, Kristin Richmond; sister Andrea Branham (John); brothers Cecil Mack, Howard Mack (Brenda), Clarence Mack, Michael Mack, Richard Mack (Sabrina); sister-in-laws Yvette Peoples (Dennis) and Sharon Richmond (Eugene); nieces, nephews, cousins, and close relatives and friends. Chaplain Mack was preceded in death by his mother Corona Mack; sister Lorraine Mack-Clemmons; sons Ronald Mack Jr. and Henry Thomas Mack; grandsons Aaron Woodfolk and Ronald Delonte’ Mack-Royal.
Ronald served in the United States Army 8 June 1965 to 17 June 1968. He was the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Lord’s House of Glory, First Community Based Chapel located in Suitland, Maryland. He submitted to the Healthcare Chaplains Ministry Association (HCMA) as he served in the capacity of Chaplain for Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, Maryland.
Ron Mack earned a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, Masters of Divinity, and Doctorate from the Christian Bible College and Seminary. He also pursued training in Practical Ministry for the Chaplaincy.
Chaplain Mack was a Certified Master Chaplain (CMC), American Board for Certification in Homeland Security. He was an HCMA certified Chaplain, as well as HCMA certified Provisional Teaching Chaplain. He was pointed by HCMA as Area Director (AD) for the Northeastern States (VA, WV, MD, DC, DE, PA, NY, NJ, MA, CT, NH, RI, VT, ME).
Chaplain Mack was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, godfather, brother, cousin, uncle, pastor, teacher, and friend. He touched the lives of everyone he met. He never missed a moment to witness and profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior to everyone. His last words to us were “Don’t worry about me I’m going to be alright. You just make sure you get saved” witnessing to the end. We love him and will miss his quiet and humble presence but he will remain forever in our hearts.