Owen Winston MANUELL

Passed away peacefully at home on 12th April 2023, aged 82.
Dearly loved husband of Jan.
Loved father of Shane, Ben, Sally and Leigh.
Father-in-law of Cara and Angela and Pa of Joshua, Jaidyn, Emily and Chloe.
Loved brother of Vivienne Fry.
Peace at last, no more suffering.


You leave us with fond memories and full hearts.
Will miss you, Arthur!
Shane, Cara, Josh and Jaidyn.


To a wonderful Dad, father-in-law and Pa,
Going to miss your wit and sense of humour.
You will never be forgotten.
Ben, Angela, Emily and Chloe.

Passed away peacefully at home on 12th April 2023.
Special brother and brother-in-law to Vivienne and Don (dec.).
The chain is broken, but happy memories hold forever.
Much love, Vivienne.


Funeral Notice

ServiceApril 18, 2023 - 2:00 pm271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

The Funeral Service for OWEN will be held at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on TUESDAY (April 18) commencing at 2.00pm. See webpage for livestream access or to leave tributes and condolences.


  1. I’m deeply sorry for the loss of Owen/Dad/Pa. He was always so thoughtful and kind.
    May your precious memories bring you all comfort and thinking of you all at this difficult time but may all of your precious memories bring you comfort.
    Thoughts are with you all xxxxx

    Joanne Carson April 18, 2023
  2. Owen, you were a much loved brother-in-law and will be sadly missed. Our love & thoughts to Jan, Sally, Leigh, Ben, Shane & Viv and the extended family
    With love Graeme, Mandi, Kelly & Melissa

    Graeme Perrett April 18, 2023
  3. Dear Owie,
    Thank you for always looking after me when Mum was away. I will miss waiting for you at the front door and choosing my dinner because you always gave me extras. Thank you for all the pats. Phoenix and I will miss you very much!!
    Love Ziggy xx

    Ziggy O’Keeffe April 18, 2023
  4. Owen you were a much loved brother-in-law we will miss your sense of humour. Our love and thoughts to Jan, Sally, Leigh, Shane, Ben & Viv and the extended family
    With much love, Graeme, Mandi, Kelly & Melissa

    Graeme Perrett April 18, 2023
  5. To the beautiful Manuell Family, thinking of you all with love.
    We totally loved your passionfruit by the bucket – amazing! Kathryn, Mark, Nick, Willem and Oliver.

    Kate Sanders April 17, 2023
  6. Hello Jan. I have great memories of Owen as a friend and a great help to me as a teacher at Holmesglen. I will always remember him as a patient and caring person. Our thoughts and sadness are with you at this sad time
    With sympathy Maurie and Diane kirwin

    Maurie and Diane kirwin April 17, 2023
  7. Owen, O, Owie
    Thank you for all the renovation advice and help, thank you for all the wonderful holidays we had together. We will miss your wit and cheeky sense of humour. Who is going to check our tyres now? We are so glad we got to spend Easter Sunday with you. Rest peacefully now.
    Love Gayle, Peter, Christopher, Rebecca, Sophie and Harper.

    Gayle O'Keeffe April 15, 2023
  8. Owen,
    Thank you for being a loyal friend to the Carson family,
    Great times spent travelling the world with Herb & Dulcie,
    Fun times had growing up in Burdon Court,
    Sincerest condolences to Jan, Shane, Ben, Sally, Leigh and extended families.
    Beautiful memories that now remain in our hearts forever,
    Tony, Leanne, Ashlea & Katie Carson xxxx

    Tony Carson April 15, 2023
  9. Dear Owen
    A special cousin rest in peace after a long battle. Our thoughts are with Jan Shane Ben Sally Leigh & family
    Love Jan Brian & Family

    Janice Willey April 15, 2023
  10. Thanks for being my dad
    You will always be in my heart
    I love you now and forever

    Sally Manuell April 15, 2023
  11. Owen – the best grower of passionfruit, zucchini, tomatoes and lemons!!
    What a fabulous time was had on our recent trip on the Indian Pacific. So pleased you made it. We will miss you.
    Much loved by Helen, Neil, Nathan, Leonie, Danah, Martin, Noah, Hamish, Millie & George

    Helen McLaren April 14, 2023
  12. Dear Owen- what a great brother in law and fun uncle and great uncle! You will be dearly missed!
    Sue and Fred, Simon. Kylie, Chelsea, Damien, Tim, Fiona, Sara, Kate
    Great uncle of Darcy, Rory, Macy. Lexie, Baxter, Alfie. Sadie, Sid, Florence.
    The girls will miss their hugs!

    Sue Clarke April 14, 2023
  13. Our thoughts are with you Jan, Shane, Ben, Sally, Leigh and families.
    We will miss our friend and neighbour of 5 years, always up for a chat. Thank you Owen for all you have done for us.
    Neville and Ros xx

    Ros April 14, 2023
  14. Our deepest sympathy to Jan, Shane, Ben, Sally, Leigh, Viv & families. It’s with a very heavy heart we write this. Owen you were a life time great friend of the Burris family. You were always there for not only Mum & Dad, but for us kids too. Your endless support & kindness to us will never be forgotten, especially during the time when Dad was sick. We truly value your friendship, and will never forget you. No more suffering mate. Say g’day to Mum & Dad for us. We will miss you dearly. R.I.P Owen. Love always Emma, Louise & families.

    Louise Burris April 14, 2023
  15. My thoughts are with the family, especially Jan and my special friends Ben,Ange, Emily and Chloe. I know you will miss Owen very much.

    Diane Riordon April 13, 2023
  16. Great memories of a friend and teaching colleague of the Holmesglen retirees..Part of a great team of teachers at Holmesglen Carpentry Department

    ,Neil Valentine April 13, 2023