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

George was predeceased by his wife, Priscilla M. (Silva) Magnuson in December of 2012. He was the father of Barbara Phillips and John Magnuson.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m. in the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown, officiated by Rev. Terry Martinson and Rev. John Schule. Donations may be made in George’s memory to the MV Boys & Girls Club, PO Box 654, Edgartown, MA 02539. A complete obituary will appear in another future of the Gazette.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.