G. Wesley Manuel, Jr. passed away surrounded by loved types on June 23, 2022, in Stuart Florida. Wesley was born on August 8, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to George Wesley Manuel, Sr., and Gwendolyn (nee Roberts) and used his lifetime in numerous South Jersey localities before settling into Moorestown, the place he grew up and later on returned to elevate his possess household. Wesley graduated from Moorestown Close friends University (1952), Bucknell College (Sigma Chi Fraternity), and University of Pennsylvania College of Law (1961).
When finishing his legal experiments, Wesley worked in the automobile business obtaining and marketing wholesale for a prominent region supplier. His sideline with vehicles indulged Wes’ interest in all matters mechanical, whilst laying a foundation for a profession as a demo attorney, focusing on automotive and industrial solutions liability as effectively as catastrophic car mishaps, and professional medical malpractice. His passions in engines also led him to be lawful counsel for a number of notable boat manufacturers.
Wes expended around 30 several years practicing legislation at the business of Kisselman, Devine, Deighan & Montano, wherever he retired with his “name on the door” as President of the Organization (1988) Montano, Summers, Mullen, Manuel & Owens. Wes tried hundreds of cases to verdict in condition and federal court and – despite the adversarial and contentious mother nature of his organization – was greatly regarded as an honest and comfortable spoken gentleman who attained the regard of opponents, judges and clients alike with his mastery of the law, and the complexities of cases that expended weeks in entrance of a jury. He was a fellow of the American University of Demo Legal professionals.
A direct descendant of Timothy Matlack, an officer under Normal George Washington who served in the Continental Congress and was the scrivener of the primary Declaration of Independence, Wes was a passionate reader of armed forces and govt heritage. But Wes’s life passion was boating and fishing, where he used countless weekends trolling the Atlantic Ocean canyons for tuna, marlin, swordfish and other huge sport. He enjoyed piloting the Desert Rose out to sea or down the intercoastal waterway to Florida or the Bahamas.
All these routines, which includes his summer months house in Ocean Metropolis New Jersey, placed Wes happily in the frequent company of his relatives, like his late wife Rosalie (nee Leyva), his daughter Jill and son Gerald, and a legacy of German Shepherds: Kaiser, Rommel, Blitzen, Dixie, Lucy and Toby, who stuffed his heart with many recollections. Wes also leaves powering a son-in-regulation, John Coughlin, daughter-in- law Amy Manuel (Shapero) and five grandchildren, Kendall Coughlin (25), Ryan Coughlin (22), Megan Rose Manuel (22), Leah Manuel (21) and Erin Rose Coughlin (16). Wes is also survived by his longtime companion, Beverly Geiger, of Palm City, Florida.
A Celebration of Everyday living will be held at 11:00 AM on October 15, 2022 at the Medford Good friends Assembly Property at 14 Union Avenue, Medford, NJ 08055.
Posted on line on September 14, 2022
Published in Burlington County Moments
Celebration of Everyday living
Medford Friends Meeting Property at 14 Union Road, Medford, NJ 08055.
September 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM