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  • Maxwell John 'Max' Brereton

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Maxwell John 'Max' Brereton

Maxwell John 'Max' Brereton

Max Passed away peacefully at Swan Hill Health

on 11th May 2020, Aged 87 years

Dearly Loved and devoted husband of Val for 65 years.

Loved Father of Garry, Leanne, Pod and their families.

Adored Poppy Max of 8 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren.

Special Poppy Max to all the family group home children.

Deep in our heart’s memories are kept of my Husband, our Dad and Pop we loved,

You will never be forgotten.

Funeral Notice

Due to current circumstances a Private Family funeral service will be held.


Max was a loving caring soul and a gentle man. He was a good friend to my Dad, Jack Miller for a long time. Rest peacefully Max. My heartfelt sympathy to his family. Pauline Henson.

Pauline Henson

I miss you poppy! Love Ava and you family! Ps you have always been here for me you will always be in my heart ♥️

Ava brereton

Sorry to hear of Max's passing. What a kind & cheerful man , always . Sympathy to all his family

Wendy Graham

Dear Val and family, Max is remembered for his kindness, sense of humour and love of horse racing. Sincere sympathy to all RIP Max

Des and Dawn Hilton

Deepest Sympathy to Val and family! We shared many good times and friends when we were kids in Pye Street. Lorna Phyland

Lorna Phyland

So many memories of growing up with Max and Dad being mischievous together. Your sense of humour and infectious nature will never be forgotten. I will always remember you love of the veggie garden Lots of Love to Auntie Val, Gary, Leanne and Rodney. Kim,Chris, Kirsty, Rebecca and Family

Kim Halley

So sorry that we can't be present but we will be watching and sharing lots of great memories on line. Deepest sympathy to Aunty Val, Garry, Leanne, Rod and their extended families on the passing of our dear Uncle Max. Words fail to do Max justice; painter, punter and raconteur come to mind. He was often the centre of the laughs at gatherings and always drew a crowd of eager listeners who hung on every word. Max's hilarious stories and jokes lit up the room! Aunty Val was often the butt of his mischievous jokes but that glint in his eye and a wink enabled him to get away with it. Our lives have been blessed having Max in our family. Max, have beer or strawberry milk with Nobby, a punt with Norm and a cup of tea with Beryl. We are all going to miss you enormously. P.S. Give Paul Perry horses strength and we might all back a winner. Danny, Noeleen, Greg and Sue Wilkins

Danny, Noeleen, Greg and Sue Wilkins

Sorry we couldn’t be with you to say Goodbye. We will miss your cheeky wink and your sense of fun. We take comfort in knowing you are with Norm, Beryl and Nobby. Remembered with love Nick, Chris and Anastasia

Chris, Nick and Anastasia

Dear Val, Gary, Leanne, Pod & families, our thoughts & prayers are with you all, at this sad time, as you remember with love, laughter & tears, the wonderful life of Max, your husband, dad, pop & great mate. God Bless. Lynne & Col Lawry & family.

Lynne Lawry

So sorry we could not be with you to say Goodbye! We will always remember your cheeky grin and your sense of fun! Although you leave us behind, I know you will be safe with Norm, Beryl and Nobby. Remembered with love, Nick, Chris and Anastasia

Chris, Nick and Anastasia

Fond Memories of Max at tuck shop opposite High School.

Karen Barnes (O'Bryan)

Dear Val, Pod & families I am sorry to hear the passing of Max. My loving thoughts are with you all. RIP Max.

Christine Caldwell.

Many memories of Max and families sending prayers and thoughts to the family. Betty Day Andrew and Mary

Mary Day

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