George T. Musler
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BARRINGTON – George Thomas Musler, 87, died at home on June 7, 2016. He passed away quietly surrounded by family.

Born on January 11, 1929, in Dedham Mass., George served during WWII and later graduated with a Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's degree from North Eastern.

He and his wife Helen moved their family to New Hampshire in 1960 and, much to the surprise of Helen's family, bought back one of the family farms - Sunnyside.

George worked for Eastern Air Device and Moore Business Forms in Dover and later worked for the N.H. Office of Emergency Management, which he retired from after 16 years. Along with his daily job, George was a member of the Town of Barrington Board of Selectman for 36 years and a member of the N.H. House of Representatives for 26 years. George was also involved in voluntary police and fire work. He recently received his award for 50 years of membership with the Barrington Grange and was a long standing member of the VFW.

George is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen; children, Sally York and her husband Jay Chastenay, Judy Fogarty, Gary Musler and his wife Cindy; grandchildren, James York, Amy Shaw, Justin Fogarty, Lydia Fogarty, Deidra Musler, Gary Musler II; great-grandchildren Kaylee York, Addison Shaw, and Connor Fogarty. Extended family includes Jeanne Upham of Maine along with two nephews and five nieces.

George will be deeply missed by his family and friends throughout the state of New Hampshire.

SERVICES: Following cremation, callings hours will be held Wednesday, June 16, 2016, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Purdy Funeral Home in Lee, N.H., on Route 4 with a Memorial Service to be held at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Barrington Ambulance Associate at PO Box 820 Barrington, NH 03825 – Attention Tony Maggio





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Published in Foster's Daily Democrat from Jun. 12 to Jun. 15, 2016.
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June 28, 2016
Helen and Family

We want to extend our sympathy to all of you in this of loss.
Our mother Pauline was in Florida at that time and wanted me to let you know she was thinking of you.
Keep the memories you all share to help in this time.
Pauline Swain. And Family
June 21, 2016
Dear Musler family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I worked closely with George during his time at NH Office of Emergency Management. He and I spent many hours and days driving around NH looking at floodplains and making numerous stops at Dunkin Donuts. He made a rocking horse for my son, which we still have. He and I also bought my first camping tent together, for which he gave advice on the best quality for the best price. He always spoke fondly of Helen and his family, as well as sunnyside farm. I sometimes find myself driving by his driveway with the lion statues and it always warms my heart to think of the times I was able to spend time with such a special man. My deepest sympathies to all of his family.
Jane Hubbard
June 16, 2016
George was one of the good guy Republicans when I came into the House. He taught us to consider and weigh legislation on its value to the local and state communities. Partisan party affiliation was never considered. The Legislature sure could use him now. Sandy
Sandy Keans
June 16, 2016
We're so very sorry to hear of George's passing. We have so many wonderful memories of days gone by when we had horses and sharing with you about the shows. Our prayers are with the whole family.
Paul and Fran Reynolds
June 15, 2016
To the Musler Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. George will be missed very much. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Jake Banaian
June 15, 2016
Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Jennifer Dunton
June 14, 2016
Gary and family,
Thoughts are with you.
Beth (Hodil) Neer
Beth Neer
June 13, 2016
Cindy, Gary and family I am so sorry for your loss. Keep all the memories alive, pass them on to the kids.....this way, we live forever.
Regina Mahoney
June 13, 2016
Cornerstone VNA sends our deepest sympathy on your loss.
Cornerstone VNA
June 13, 2016
To the Musler Family-
On behalf of the Ott Family I would like to send our most sincere condolences for your great loss. It is never easy to lose a parent/husband and I hope that the grief and emptiness you feel now fills with cherished memories that help you to get through this difficult time.

You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Laura Ott-Turgeon
June 13, 2016
Our sincere condolences.

The Homemakers Health Services
June 12, 2016
Cindy, Gary and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at your time of loss.
Gloria & Bob Jewell
June 12, 2016
Dad I will miss a lot , all the that you great things you show me , how to drive, plow ,fish, the trips to Popham beach, the trip around the US ,and much more,I hope to see you when my time comes . love you a lot going to miss you G
Gary Musler
June 12, 2016
To the entire Musler family
George was a pillar of the community and within the State of NH. He believed what was in the best interest of children,families,and the Town of Barrington. Although we didn't always agree we always found a common ground. We respected each other and fought for what we believed in and in the end we stood on common ground. I learned a lot from him when we stood at the Barrington poles debating and making decisions to better not just the Town of Barrington but also the State of New Hampshire. We have lost a great voice in our community and at the State level. His insight and voice will remain in me and I will effectively make changes on what he has taught me and try to continue leading by his example. Thank you George for all you have done for the Town of Barrington and the State of New Hampshire
Cheryl Goscinski-Drew
June 12, 2016
To the Musler family, so sorry to hear of George's passing. Thought and prayers go out to all of you.

Dee McGurty
De McGurty
June 12, 2016
So many memories, so many stories, and now so many tears. We will miss you dearly.
Cindy Musler
June 12, 2016
I always learned something speaking with George. He truly will be missed.
Michael kirwan
June 12, 2016
Rest easy pop you were a great grandfather I'll never forget the memories camping Disney around the farm going to the dump and village barn every Saturday so many amazing memories. It will be weird not seeing you around the farm on your tractor but I know your in a better place now watching over us all. Love you pop
Gary Musler jr
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