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John Magiros

John George Magiros

Friday, August 15th, 1924 - Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

John George Magiros, a longtime Ellicott City businessman and resident, died peacefully at his Ellicott City home on September 2, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was 95 years old. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Minnie Valmas; brother Peter Magiros, of Greenville, South Carolina; his three children Anne Sfakianos (John) of Ellicott City, Maryland; Eve Magiros, M.D. of Biloxi, Mississippi and George Magiros (Sheila) of Columbia, Maryland. He also leaves four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Born in Ellicott City in 1924, John was awarded the Simon Prize in practical chemistry from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy which he graduated from in 1948. He also served in the Navy during World War II. He went into business for himself in 1957 with Magiros Pharmacy on Rogers Avenue in Ellicott City. After 15 years at the location he moved the store in the Village Green Shopping Center on Rt. 40 until his retirement.

John was a devoted family man and he enjoyed community involvement as a Rotarian. He was affectionately known as “Doc” by his customers and friends throughout the country.

Friends may call at Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043, on Friday September 6, 2019 from 5-9 pm with the Trisagion at 5:30 pm. Visitation will also be held on Saturday September 7, 2019 at the Chapel of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation Cemetery, 5917 Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore, MD 21207 from 10-10:30 am with the funeral services beginning at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in the cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201 in memory of John G. Magiros
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Slack Funeral Home, P.A.
    Address
    3871 Old Columbia Pike
    ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21043
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The Trisagion will be said at 5:30 p.m Friday evening
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am
    Location
    Chapel of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of Baltimore Cemetery
    Address
    5917 Windsor Mill Rd
    BALTIMORE, MD 21207
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The Trisagion will be said at 5:30 p.m Friday evening
  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Chapel of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of Baltimore Cemetery
    Address
    5917 Windsor Mill Rd
    BALTIMORE, MD 21207
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Constantine Moralis
  • Interment

    Location
    Greek Orthodox Cemetery
    Address
    5917 Windsor Mill Rd
    BALTIMORE, MD 21207
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Chip Perdue

Posted at 01:54pm
I worked with Doc for my High School and early College years. What an outstanding role model he was to all of us kids that worked with him. Many of us went on to successful careers and families of our own and when we would see each other, we would pleasantly reminisce about the good old days at Magiros Pharmacy. I can't think of many people in my 60 years who were as liked and respected as Doc. When you are called to your final rest, all we leave is memories with those we have touched. Doc touched so many in a positive and loving way. Those memories will certainly endure the test of time.
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Jamie Hill Sweadner

Posted at 03:31pm
Anyone living in Ellicott City as long as I have, know Mr Magiro very well! He would deliver prescriptions to us when it was too snowy to leave the house, or we were too sick to go out. He always said hello when we went into the store. I also served in the Rotary with John. He was indeed a special man to those who knew him. May he Rest In Peace now. Jamie
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Ralph Kabernagel

Posted at 01:46pm
To the Magiros Family, As you know I worked for Doc for a couple of years at his pharmacy. He taught me many things that I have carried with me throughout the years. He and his family were considered personal friends and we lived in close proximity. My sincere condolences to Mrs. "Meem", Anne, John and Evie. Ralph Kabernagel
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Valerie S. Androutsopoulos

Posted at 12:01pm
Nora, Minnie, Nicholas & Clarita, May your memories comfort you during this time. May his memory be eternal.
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