MANNIX, Peter James

Peter James Mannix

13/5/1944 ~ 7/5/2024

Much loved husband to Lynne,

loving and loved dad to Paul, Jason and Jodie.

Father-in-law to Ross and Luci.

Grandad to Fletcher, Katie, Emily, Jack, Ava and Vincent.

He was one of the good ones.

Rest in Peace Good Man.

A Funeral Service to Celebrate Peter’s Life will be held at the

Good Shepherd Parish, 34 Academy Avenue, Wheelers Hill,

on Friday May 17th, 2024, commencing at 11am

Following the Service you are invited to join the family at

Springvale Botanical Cemetery to say final goodbyes to Peter.

Peter will be laid to rest in the Quay Garden,

located on in 1st Drive within the Cemetery. Enter via Princes Highway.

Map below:

Peter's family warmly welcome everyone to the

Mulgrave Country Club to continue Celebrating his Life.

The Club is on the corner of Jells Road and Wellington Road in Mulgrave.

All are welcome from 1pm.

Those that choose to attend the cemetery will arrive a short time later.

Peter touched the lives of many people over close to eighty years,

and we look forward to sharing your memories of him.

28 Tributes

  1. Doiraine Sidbottom
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    What a lovely man always friendly and helpful. Worked on the Board of Mulgrave Country Club for many years. My sympathy to Lynne and family.

  2. Peter & Jan Delaney
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    RIP Doc.
    Peter was a much loved former Board Member of the Mulgrave Country Club and Life Member who made a major contribution to the financial wellbeing of the Club over many years. Our Club is where it is today thanks to Peter.

    Sincere condolences to Lyn and the family.

  3. Glenyce Schumer
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    Always the classic funny fellow…Will be missed..RIP Pete.

  4. Tricia Hennessy
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    My Condolences to the Mannix and extended family .
    Knowing Peter from his younger days and good mate of my brother Brien. I am sure there are many funny stories that could could be told.
    He always had a very cheeky gin and happy disposition up until the last time I saw him a few years ago.
    Rest in Peace

    • Ted Vale
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      Peter – our lovely funny friend. We will miss you dearly. The Mulgrave Boardroom will never be the same. Our deepest sympathy to Lyn and family. Lee and Ted

  5. Denis Lupton
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    Vale Pete Mannix,
    Our Accountant, our mentor and most of all, a cherished friend.
    Lupton family

  6. David Ross
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    Doc Mannix you will be sorely missed by all of your old squash and golf mates.
    Strange how an accountant struggled with numbers when it came to golf scores.!
    The table of knowledge will never be the same
    A good man.
    Rest in peace Doc

  7. Ray & Robyn
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    Dear Peter R I P
    Peter , you were a great loving family man,
    Husband, Father, Father in Law, an Grandpa .
    They will miss you so much .
    You also were a Business man , with many
    Interests, An for many years a Board Director
    of the MulgraveCountry Club
    Love an Best wishes to Lynne, Paul, Jason, and Jodie & Ross (Close friends
    Of the Evans ,, Briggs families .

  8. Bill & dianne
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    60 years of friendship doc,with lots of fun & happy times, will be in our hearts forever , go cats

  9. Michael Grosvero
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    Dear Lynne, I was saddened to learn of Peters passing. i always remember both him and you from the fun days in the Tax Office in the 1960’s.
    Please accept my sincere condolences.

  10. Paul & Gayle Toward
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    Peter you were our dear friend over many years. Together with Lynne we shared memorable holidays and countless great times at Cape Woolamai. Lynne our hearts are breaking for you and your families. Doco we will always miss your greeting of “G’Day”. You made us all smile. RIP . ❤️ Ernie and Gayle

  11. Ros Atkin
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    Our deepest sympathy to Lynne Paul Jason and Jodie and families- such joyful times we had together when our kids were young. Fond memories of Fur Elise on the piano and his chuckling laughter that lifted everyone’s spirits from Ros Alf Molly and Sally

  12. Anita Condon
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    My thoughts are with you Lynne, Paul, Jason & Jodie. I guess Peter will have a beer with Brendan up there! xx

  13. John Ellis
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    Peter (doc)
    Our deepest and sincere sympathies to Lynne, Paul, Jason, Jodie and families.
    Jenny and I have had some great times with you and Lynne ,far two to many to mention all ,our trip to Gallipoli and Italy , trips the bool with our mates from Mulgrave ,golf at Woolamai golf club.
    We will miss your friendship and the way your so warmly welcomed us into your life
    Rest in peace Doc
    John & Jen

  14. Eileen & Ken Waymouth
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    Long time friend, almost 50 years, through the Mulgrave Country Club. It’s been a pleasure to have known you, Doc; with that cheeky smile, sharing a joke or a glass or two & a chat with you.
    Deepest sympathies to Lynne and all the Mannix family.
    Doc, You will be sadly missed by all.
    Eileen & Ken

  15. Frank & Cheryl Hall
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    Our thoughts are with you Lynne, Paul, Jason and Jodie. We will miss Peter’s smiling face as he would say “saw the light on and thought I’d call in.” Our little moth has flown to heaven but his light will always shine in our hearts. We will miss you Pete.
    Frank & Cheryl

  16. John Martin
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    John Martin

    Doc a great bloke , a great character.
    I will miss our golf gang days and your little Red book. Deepest sympathies to Lynne and the family. Rest in peace Mate .

  17. Gillian Vale
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    My sincere sympathy to you Lynne, Paul, Jodie , Jason and family. So many happy memories of times gone by. Peter, one of my favourite people. RIP

  18. John Vale
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    Over 50 years of wonderful memories and a million laughs. Never to be forgotten.
    Pete (Doc), you made the the world a warmer, happier place.
    Sympathies to Lynne, Paul, Jason, Jodie and families.
    Thank you for being such a great mate and for all of those times we shared.
    Rest in Peace now Doc, how you’ll be missed.
    Ted Vale and the all of the Vale family.

  19. Ross and Michelle Tomlinson
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    Doc…we spent 7 weeks on a cruise together 40 years friendship ,golf,,squash’and footy.Treasured memories forever..

  20. Mick Bolch
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    Doc- our friend of many years who will be sorely missed. Great memories of our golf escapades. You and Simmo can oversee the red book together. Sincere condolences to Lynne and family.
    Mick and Viv

  21. Barry Hutchins
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    Such sad news. Truly a champion bloke – fond memories of great times, especially at Hardy St. Do hope you’re doing OK Lynne and wish you the very best at this sad time. RIP Doc. Hutch.

  22. "The Simmo's"
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    Never a truer word spoken – “You were one of the good ones”
    A great friend to the whole Simmonds family, our thoughts are with the whole Manix family at this sad time.

    No doubt you and old mate Simmo are downing a couple quiet ones and taking the mickey at the “New” table of knowledge!! RIP Doc.

  23. Dave Austin Jan Collins
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    Doc – what a ripper bloke and great mate – will always remember the fun times at Cape Woolamai, New Years Eve’s, the Mulgrave Club and the Gallipoli trip – our heartfelt thoughts and deepest sympathy to Lynne and the Mannix family.
    RIP Doc.
    Dave and Jan

  24. Peter Clancy
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    Doc you were definitely ‘One of the Good Ones’ a great man and a great mate you will be sadly missed by all. I hold onto great memories at The Mulgrave Country Club and I will truely miss your visits up to Yarrawonga with the boys. Rest in Peace old mate and I’ll see you when I get there. Sincere condolences to Lynne and all The Mannix Family.
    Rest in peace Doc
    Peter Clancy

  25. Val briggs
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    To all of the Mannix family my sincere condolences. I have lovely memories of Bob and myself having our tax done by Peter. We would arrive with our stubbies and talked lots of rubbish for about 2 hours. Great times great man. One of the best

  26. Harold and Di Coles
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    Dear Lyn and family.
    Met Pete in the 70’s as a squash competitor and then we led Mulgrave squash group into the 90’s. Peter then guided my business as the company accountant where the company flourished as a result of his advice.
    Our sincere sympathy to Lyn and family and we will always be grateful for Pete’s friendship and accounting skills.
    A true friend with a great sense of humour.
    Rest In Peace. Doc.
    Di and Harold Coles

  27. romesh. paranavitana
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    Dear Lyn and family

    Our heartfelt sympathies.

    We will truly miss our friendly neighbour Peter, his infectious smile and our little chats and chuckles.

    Rest in peace.

    Nikki and Romesh Paranavitana.

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