John Madias Jr.

November 28, 1925 ‒ June 14, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John Madias Jr., age 83, of East Ohio Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2009 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on November 28, 1925 in Greece to the late John and Agnes (Mason) Madias Sr. John served in the United States Army. He was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and had an extensive collection of baseball cards and coins. John retired in 1990 after twenty-eight years of employment with Continental Can Company in Mount Vernon.

He is survived by his daughter, Tammy (Doug) Swihart of Mount Vernon, seven grandchildren, Preston, Angelica, Alexis, Todd, Raymond, Tina and Becky, eight great grandchildren, a brother, Nick (Freda) Madias of Fredericktown, two sisters, Rena Scarvelis of Tarpon Springs, Florida and Mary (Steve) Facaros of Stockton, California.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Madias and a stepson, Charles Highman.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619, East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 265 W. 3rd Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44903.

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