Thomas J. Manikas
Date of Birth:  May 9, 1940
Date of Death:  January 16, 2011

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  • Saturday, January 29, 2011   2:00 PM
  • Crownsville Veterans Cemetery  
  • 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD 21032     View Map
  • Friday, January 28, 2011   2:30 PM

    Thomas J. Manikas, 70, a 23 year resident of Pasadena and formerly of Millersville, died on January 16, 2011 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

    He was born in Herkimer, NY on May 9, 1940 to the late John P. and Reva Manikas.

    Prior to moving to Maryland in 1977, Mr. Manikas owned and operated The Small Car Shop in St. Johnsville, NY.  After moving to Maryland, he was employed at Classic Motor Cars in Annapolis, MD.   Mr. Manikas worked at the Budget Rent A Car at the BWI Airport as an automotive technician for over 15 years.

    He served in the US Army and was a member of the VFW in St. Johnsville, NY.

    Mr. Manikas enjoyed bowling and playing softball with Millersville teams. He was also a Dodgers and Ravens fan.

    Mr. Manikas is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janet R. Manikas, his sons Robert T. Manikas and wife Paula of Severn and Eric M. Manikas of Pasadena, his grandchildren Stephanie, Melissa and Rachael Manikas all of Severn, his brothers John P. Manikas, Jr. of St. Johnsville NY, Theodore Manikas of Schenectady NY, and James Manikas of Clemmons NC, and his sister Onnolee Manikas-Ahlbrandt of Boca Raton FL.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Rosalie Manikas-Sbardella, and his brother Louis Manikas.

    Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery Friday, January 28th at 2:30 PM. A memorial celebration of life will be held on Saturday, 2:00 PM at the family's residence 301 Kentucky Avenue, Pasadena, MD 21122

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company Attn: John Spiker 4498 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122.  On the check memo line please include In memory of Thomas Manikas.