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Murdo Mackay

1933 - 2024


Murdo Mackay, 90, passed away on April 20, 2024. He was born on September 20, 1933 in Barvas, Scotland to Annie and Donald Mackay. He served in the US Army at Fort Knox Kentucky from 1959 to 1961 and in the Army Reserves from 1961 to 1965.  Murdo was married to his beloved wife Ruth Austin of 42 years, and they had two daughters, Ann and Joan. And two son-in-laws, Alfred and Paul. Murdo was a dear brother to his sisters Mary and Margaret and brothers, Donald and Angus.  Murdo loved spending time with his 4 grandchildren - Courtney, Austin, John and Kaitlin and his two great grandchildren Ruth and Grace who affectionately called him “Pa”.  Murdo was a Letter Carrier for the US Postal Service in the New Hyde Park Post Office for 29 years.  He will be missed greatly by his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Good Shepherd Hospice at


Monday, April 22

2:00 - 4:30 PM

New Hyde Park Funeral Home

506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY


Tuesday, April 23

10:00 AM

New Hyde Park Funeral Home

506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY


Calverton National Cemetery

210 Princeton Boulevard, Calverton, NY


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