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David MacRae

January 27, 1949 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 70)


David R. MacRae, 70 of Bonita Springs, FL formerly of Fairfield, CT passed away on September 17, 2019. He was born in Bridgeport, CT to his loving parents John and Marie MacRae. After graduating Stratford High School, David proudly served our country in the U.S Army during the Vietnam War where he was a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient. David worked at a Civil Servant in Bridgeport, Connecticut for 33 years. When he retired he moved to NJ and eventually settled in Bonita Springs, Florida.

David loved to spend time with his family and especially his grand children.  He enjoyed working out at the Veteran Center and at the Home Base Program, playing golf and spending time with his friends in Bonita Springs.  

David is predeceased by his siblings, John, Jean and Audrey. Surviving are his sons William and his wife Tracy and Craig and his wife Shannon, his grandchildren Emma, Tommy, Shelby, Lola and Brady and his nieces and nephews Eileen, Timmy, Jeff, Krisanne and Bradley.

A memorial gathering will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Wednesday September 25, 2019 from 6 – 8 p.m. A service will be held at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 250 Harmony Road, Middletown, NJ 07748 on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in David’s memory to Home Base Veteran and Family Care (Check Donations: To give by check, please make check payable to Home Base and mail to:

Home Base, 125 Nashua Street, Ste. 540, Boston, MA 02114)

To send flowers to David's family, please visit our floral section.


Memorial Gathering
September 25, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Avenue
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

Funeral Service
September 26, 2019

10:00 AM
King of Kings Lutheran Church
250 Harmony Road
Middletown, NJ 07748

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