George G. Magnuson Jr.


George G. Magnuson Jr. of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Friday evening, April 17, 2015, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 90.

Mr. Magnuson was predeceased by his wife, Priscilla M. (Silva) Magnuson in December 2012. He was the father of Barbara Phillips and John Magnuson. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 11 am in the New Westside Cemetery, Edgartown, officiated by the Rev. Terry Martinson and the Rev. John Schule. Donations may be made in his memory to the Martha’s Vineyard Boy’s and Girl’s Club, P.O. Box 654, Edgartown, MA 02539.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of this newspaper. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.