Henry William Mahler

November 5, 1936 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 84)


Henry William Mahler passed away peacefully on October 5, 2021 in Newtown, CT. Henry was born on November 5, 1936 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Kathryn (Klenke) and Henry Mahler. Husband of Marilyn (King) Mahler.

After graduating from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken NJ, where he also played lacrosse, Henry spent his entire professional career (60 years) with CBS as a Research Engineer. In 2002 he received an Emmy Award in the Technology & Engineering category for his groundbreaking work in the development and standardization of the color bar test signal used to calibrate television monitors.

His personal interests included hiking, camping, and fishing in the Adirondacks, attending and watching NHRA, Nascar, IndyCar and F1 races as well as taking vacations with his family and extended family.

Henry is survived by his loving wife Marilyn K. Mahler and his beloved children; Jeff along with wife Candy and son Jett, Chris along with his wife Lucy and daughter Marissa, and Greg along with partner Diane.

Services will be held privately by the family.

In lieu of flowers the family would encourage a donation be made to The Adirondack Council in Henry’s name.

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