Barbara (Thomison) Magness
November 1, 1950 - May 18, 2023
Barbara (Thomison) Magness, age 72, of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, May 18, 2023.
Born in Baltimore, MD on November 1, 1950, she was a daughter of Georgia R. Snodgrass and the late Dr. S. James Thomison, M.D. Barbara was a graduate of Harford Day School and Bel Air High School, class of ‘68, in Bel Air, Maryland. She continued her education at Harford Community College where she earned her RN in Nursing. Barbara also attended the University of Maryland, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, as well as Woodbury College in Vermont, where she received her Masters of Science in Law.
Barbara dedicated her career to helping others through healthcare. She spent several years working in research at John’s Hopkins School of Medicine and taught nursing at Harford Community College. Barbara later worked as the Director of Nursing Education, Quality Control, Training and Risk Management at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center in Havre de Grace, Maryland.
In addition to her father, Barbara was preceded in death by her loving sister, Carol Anne (Thomison) Sissom. She is survived by her loving son, M. Alexander Magness (Maribeth); granddaughter, Abigail Byrne Magness of Rockville Centre, NY; mother, Georgia Snodgrass; sisters, M. Lisa Snodgrass and Laura Snodgrass-Pohlenz (Scott) of Bel Air, MD; nieces, Tara Sissom, Lily Pohlenz, and Mary Pohlenz; nephew, Connor Sissom; adoring friends and coworkers, Mamie Baldwin, Jocelyn Silver, Joe Jones, and so many more.
All services will be held privately.