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Justin J. Mueller 1923-2012 MANCHESTER Justin J. Mueller, 88, a resident of Long View Drive in Manchester, passed away at home on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Justin was born in Lechenich, Germany, in 1923, the son of William (Willie) and Laura (Zivi) Mueller Haber. Justin served in the Army of the United States and participated in "Operation Crossroads", the atomic bomb experiments in Bikini during the spring and summer of 1946. Justin settled in Manchester in 1955 and soon opened a radio/TV repair shop. In the late 1960's he developed a multi-system cable television operation throughout the Manchester and mountain areas. He was active in the community, supporting many local organizations including the Interfaith Council, Chamber of Commerce, the Manchester Rod & Gun Club, the Dorset Sportsman's Club and many others. He was a life member of American Legion Post 38 in Manchester, Adoniram Masonic Lodge, the National Association of Atomic Veterans, Harned-Fowler VFW, and the Jewish War Veterans. He was a voracious reader, enjoyed traveling, classical music and time spent with his family. Justin is survived by his wife, Marion Collingwood Mueller of Manchester; his step-daughter, Victoria Collingwood, and her children, Evan and Abaigeal Lackey of Manchester; his nephew, Peter Rees and his wife Lanie, and their sons Julian and James of Seattle, Washington; and his cousins Louis Zivi, Ralph Zivi and Gerda Frank. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hella Margot Rees Mueller, who passed away in 1994. Private funeral services for Justin were held Sunday, June 10, at New Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, New Jersey. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Justin's memory may be made to Manchester Health Services, Friends of the ARAVA Institute, or Israel Congregation of Manchester, c/o Brewster Funeral Service, P.O. Box 885 Manshester Center, Vermont 05255. To send the family personal email condolences, please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.

Published in Bennington Banner on June 13, 2012
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