DONELLY – Clifford Maxwell (Max)

Born on March 7, 1936. Passed away April 29, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Narracan Gardens Aged Care, Newborough on April 29th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Aged 85 years

Dearly loved husband of Nancy for 64 years.

Much loved father and father-in-law of Lance and Sue, Helen and Graeme. Adored Pa to Luke, Jodie, Benjamin, and Courtney. Great Grandfather to Alissa, and Keaniai


Funeral Notice
Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel 6 Ollerton Avenue, MoeView Map
The funeral service for Mr Max Donelly will be held at Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel, 6 Ollerton Avenue Moe on (Tuesday May 4th, 2021) at 11 am.
The funeral will leave at the conclusion of the service for the Yallourn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations to Dementia Australia would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

The service for Max will also be live streamed. To view the live stream, please click here.
  1. So sad at the loss of Max for his family, Moe/Newb. community and especially the Moe Football/Netball Club. A long-time legend in each of his fields! A true champion in every aspect and a top bloke with it! Condolences and hugs to all of Max’s family! xxπŸ’”πŸŒΉ

    Mim & Jon Hall April 30, 2021
  2. I love you so much pop missing you every day fly high rest peacefully

    Jodie May 1, 2021
  3. Heartfelt sympathy and all our love is with Aunty Nancy, Lance, Helen and all the family at this sad time.

    Graham and Lynne McKay May 1, 2021
  4. The Eastwell family send our deepest sympathy to Nancy and family on the passing of your beloved Max.

    A true football icon of the Moe Football Club.

    Two time Premiership player, 1956 Seniors, 1967 Reserves Captain and Coach.

    Moe Seniors Coach.

    In later years a Crocquet champion at Bairnsdale.

    What tales he, Alby and Jenno must be regaling each other with up top.


    Leith Eastwell May 2, 2021
  5. Rip Uncle Max,Condolences to your Family love us all in Newcastle NSW.

    Elizabeth MCcoy May 2, 2021
  6. Heartfelt sympathy to Nancy & family on the loss of Max. So pleased to have had the privilege of playing against & with him on the croquet courts for many years. Your smiling face & my cuddles will be greatly missed Max. A true gentleman, a friend & fellow croqueteer. Now running hoops in Heaven.

    Sue Elliott May 3, 2021
  7. Deepest sympathy to my dearest friend Nancy, rest easy Max, your work here is done. Rainy

    Lorraine Shaw May 3, 2021
  8. Good Bye Unc πŸ’” you were a Star 🌟 in your Own Right , loved buy All the Family , And will sadly Be Miss Buy not only The Huge Family We Have !!! that we are so lucky to Have … but buy all that New you in life , You have gone to Rest With The Family how have gone Before You , Dad Brian and uncle Rex , Aunty Dot , Aunty Merl, Aunty Beryl , Aunty Elm , Aunty Gloria, .. Nana And Parpa will be waiting with Open Arm’s .. Aunty Lois will miss you All .. But her Memories like all off us , Will live on .. Love to Aunty Nancy, Lance, Helen and All the Family love From Lynne , Ian and Family .. Fly high Unc πŸ˜’πŸ’” xo

    Lynne and Ian Mounsey ... Nee Donelly πŸ’” May 3, 2021
  9. Goodbye Uncle Max RIP, Deepest Sympathy to Aunty Nancy, Lance , Helen and their families xo

    Kelly Robinson May 4, 2021
  10. Our thoughts are with Aunty Nancy, Lance & Sue and Helen & Graeme today ❀
    Bye, bye, Uncle Max RIP. You were a fantastic Uncle & a great man to know, gone but not forgotten xx

    Chris & John Hooper May 4, 2021
  11. It’s so sad to hear about Uncle Max moving on to the sports field in the sky.
    Condolances to Helen and all the Donelly Clan.

    Mark & Joan Mansfield

    Mark Mansfield May 4, 2021
  12. Our thoughts are with you today Nancy, Helen and families. It was a pleasure to care for Max, we will all treasure your 3:30pm Happy Hours.
    Rest In Peace Max.
    Denise Johnson

    Denise Johnson May 4, 2021
  13. Good man, Col S

    COLIN S July 7, 2021