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Thomas J. Magner, Jr.  

Thomas J. Magner, Jr.

Thomas J. Magner, Jr., age 84, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Bayonne, NJ, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Navaretta (Brown) Magner, Sr.  Tom proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  Following his service he dedicated his career to, and retired from, the Delaware City Refinery.

Tom was the Unit Commissioner for the Cecil District of the Boy Scouts of America and received the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award and Cecil District Award of Merit.  Above all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and dear friend to many.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Jean Magner; daughters, Nancy Hagquist of Dallas, TX, Linda J. Magner of Newark and Kathleen Magner-Rios (Robert Pasquale) of Wilmington; sisters, Dorothy Pratt of Dover, Marion Conroy of Newtown Square, PA and Mary Burke of Smyrna; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 noon on Monday, July 9, 2018, at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 455 Bow St, Elkton, MD, where a Mass of Christian burial will begin at 12 noon.  Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 2119-2121 Maryland 213, Elkton, MD.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s name to Immaculate Conception Outreach, 455 Bow St, Elkton, MD, 21921.

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  1. Elizabeth Terrell, July 2, 2018

    My deepest condolences. I will miss seeing your dad, Tom, out in the yard across the street. I will never forget getting yelled at for making mud pies in the garage.

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  2. Denise Russell Levering, July 3, 2018

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember that Mr. Magner worked with my dad, Joe Russell, in Bayonne and Delaware City. Prayers for comfort.

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  3. Janet riter, July 3, 2018

    Deepest condolences, and may Our Lord and His Blessed Mother give you comfort and hesling.

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  4. MaryBeth Hahn Carr, July 4, 2018

    With sweet memories of my cousin “Tommy” I always admired him and remember him as so friendly and always smiling, my love to Jean and all the family. He will leave a big space in your lives

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  5. Bill Devine, July 5, 2018

    Our deepest condolences. It has been 60+ years since we all enjoyed summers together at Lake Hopatcong with other members of the Magner clan. We will keep our cousin “Tommy” and his family in our thoughts and in our prayers. God bless!

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  6. Arlene Hahn Hatfield, July 6, 2018

    With happy memories of our cousin Tommy. He was a very special person who will be deeply missed. With love and prayers to Jean and family.

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  7. Mike Hahn, July 8, 2018

    Dear Jean and Family, It has probably been 65 years since I first saw Tommy and Jean walking hand in hand at Lake Hopatcong, N.J. planning their wedding. I loved that you put a picture of Tommy as a young man because that is how all the Magner cousins (all 42 cousins) remember our oldest cousin. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. Our deepest condolences to you Jean and to your family. Mike Hahn, Austin TX

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  8. Edna Devine Ellis, July 8, 2018

    I am so deeply sorry for your great loss. I have such fond memories of Tommy and how handsome he was in his sailor uniform. I remember watching Tommy and Jean dancing on the porch of the bungalow at the Lake. No couple was ever more in love! May God be with Jean and the Family and may happy memories sustain you.

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