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Mervyn John ‘Lord Horatio Swervin Mervyn’ Mudge

Mervyn John ‘Lord Horatio Swervin Mervyn’ Mudge  was born on 28th April, 1960 and passed away on 19th October, 2023.

Aged 63 years. Passed away tragically on October 19th, 2023. Beloved husband of Lady Aly. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Drew & Caitlin, Taylor, Victoria & Callum and Sheridan. Loving grandfather of Alex, Isabelle, Emma, Theodore and Elijah. Dearly loved son-in-law of Jan Giles & Peter (dec’d). Loved brother of Stephen (dec’d).

“Forever In Our Hearts”

Relatives and friends of Merv and his family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in The Chapel, ‘Branyan Gardens’ Cummins Road, Branyan on Friday, November 17th, 2023 at 2:00pm.


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63 Replies to “Mervyn John ‘Lord Horatio Swervin Mervyn’ Mudge”

  1. I have arranged for the RAAFA Combined Mess at Torrens Parade Ground in Adelaide to be open to enable viewing the streaming of Mervs funeral. All are welcome to attend.

  2. I always had a good feeling when you were the scheduled Flight Engineer. Your professionalism and camaraderie were well appreciated. Rest in Peace Merv.

  3. Terribley sorry my darling friend ♥️from brissy of your loss of your beautiful husband and best friend what sad sad news , taken far to early
    To young
    May he fly high with the angels looking down on you knowing he is safe and sound there in those fluffy white clouds my love
    He is been looked after and and safe, and angels are amazing ,,, when we all have to leave at some stage when our time is right Miss ally
    I no that may sound harsh
    Its not a goodbye my love from hubby , its that iv gone to a different place and time in my life for now
    My journey wasent surpose to be up , i had many years left in me to party with you lovely , but we never no when that day is up , so for now please look after you and family and i will keep an eye on you forever and keep you close to my heart ♥️and will save that fluffy pillow always open , so we can put our heads down together and sing happy lullabys together ,years down track ,,, in the mean time you enjoy life as best as you can whether its 10 or 20 or 30 years i will hold that special place forever my love
    Trying to ease the burden slightly beautiful to help heal your broken heart
    Dont take my text in the wrong way
    I look at a death as extremely heartbreaking but always no in my heart at some stage i will party up a storm when my time is right to see my loved ones as well and will take a gin and tonic and maybe a cigar with me
    Please hold onto your memories off hubby always
    Hold then so close to your heart 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨and always no he is there in spirit darling friend
    We were meant to meet in that hair salon beautiful
    Love you lots
    I am only a call away ok
    Wishing you well for friday my darling
    Big hugs 🌈⭐️☁️☁️😇

  4. So sorry to hear of the tragic death of Swervyn Melvyn
    He was a top bloke & so much fun
    RIP Merv
    luv to all your beautiful family
    luv Janine & Gus HACS/SYD 😘💋😘💋

  5. Hi Aly, Jan and family,
    I will not be able to make it to Bundy but will be watching on line I am sending my condolences to you all on this sad day and with these tough times ahead, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Merv RIP. Lyn

  6. Dearest Lady Aly. Julie and I are so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful friend and a huge character. We unfortunately cannot attend the service in person but will watch the live stream and know that our thoughts and wishes are with you and the family.
    RIP my dear friend.

  7. Farewell Merv, what a sad day. Sending love and all the virtual hugs to Lady Aly and the Swervin family, will be watching Merv’s auspicious send off from Cairns xoxoxoxo.

  8. RIP to our amazing unique fun loving friend.
    Sending our Deepest Sympathy to Merve’s nearest and dearest Love Jen and Phil x

  9. RIP Merv, hopefully my internet connection will keep working while I watch from Bali. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Lady Aly, and your family. See you on the other side.
    Reg Jones

  10. Sorry I can’t be there Aly. Please accept my sympathy and I can’t imagine the loss you are feeling.
    You are in my thoughts on this sad day with the loss of Swervin Merv. xxx

  11. Swervin Mervyn will always be an important part of our Cairns Navy family. So sorry for your loss Lady Aly and we all wish that we could be there with you today. ‘Fair Winds and Following Seas….’

  12. I loved Swervin Mervins fabulous sense of humour and how much he adored you Lady Aly.
    RIP Merve Mudge
    Prayers for you Aly and family to get through this sad time.

  13. Rest in peace my friend Merv. Condolences to you Lady Aly and family. Sorry unable to attend but our thoughts and wishes are with you.
    Nico (Joe Nicolosi) and Bernadette

  14. Oh Lady Aly,
    What a beautiful service, made me laugh at the character he was and it made me cry when you said your beautiful words.
    Lord Horatio Swervin Mervin was totally impressed with this wonderful and meaningful farewell. Lots of love Aly…try and be strong, Merv will always be with you. 💗

  15. Well Done to All – Merv would have been rightly chuffed at such a turn-out. For Aly & the Girls – that is the longest poppy service I have ever seen – such a great tribute to a great bloke.

  16. An exceptional sendoff for a old Mirage mate i knew in Butterworth/Williamtown.
    RIP Merve and Lady Mudge my condolences to you and all family members .
    I also will miss him on FB
    Thankyou for the live stream today.
    Now having a beer for Merve

    Jeff Simpson a retired Gunnie RAAF.

  17. Thankyou for sharing the live stream with us, that was a beatiful service and a powerful send off for Merv to RIP, he will always be watching over you, so take care of yourselves and hold onto all the awesome memories that you have shared together. Please know that you are not alone in remembering a truly wonderful person that meant so much to so many. We find confort in the knowledge that Merv ‘s kindness, compassion and spirit will live of through those Merv has left behind. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, take care and keep safe.

  18. My sincere condolences to the entire Mudge family. I spent many hours with Lord Horatio Swervin Meryvn in the crew room at the Hotel Nikko in NRT. RIP MERV, jt goes without saying you will be sorely missed.

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