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Maxwell R Beyreis

February 10, 1933 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 87)

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Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Maxwell R. Beyreis - Sydney River

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Maxwell (Max) R. Beyreis, 87 of Sydney River on September 20, 2020.

Max was born in Halifax on February 10, 1933 to Carl W. Beyreis and Marian P. Beyreis.  The family later resided in Chester, Nova Scotia.

Max served in the Canadian Forces (Army) for 38 years as a Logistics officer, Ammunition Technical Officer and parachutist.  He served in several postings with his family in Canada, Germany (NATO) and England.  Max also served with the United Nations in peace keeping missions in Cyprus (six months) and Egypt (six months).

He is survived by his daughter Deborah MacDonald (Brian) Sydney, daughter Carla Beyreis, Halifax and son Kurt Beyreis (Isil), Fredericton and grandsons Liam and Brian MacDonald of Halifax.

Max has been cremated and he and his wife Phyllis (Jones), who pre-deceased him on February 8, 2014, will be interred together in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

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