In Memory

Anthony D. Apostolides

Anthony D. Apostolides

Anthony D. Apostolides, 68, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his home in Hagerstown, MD on June 25, 2013. 
Anthony D. Apostolides 68, of Hagerstown, MD on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 
Beloved husband of Ipatia K. Apostolides, Loving father of Anthony D. Apostolides, brother of Eliana Papadakis. - See more at:

Beloved husband of Ipatia K. Apostolides; loving father of Anthony D. Apostolides, II andbrother of Eliana Papadakis. Dr. Apostolides obtained his Masters degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Oxford, England.

He was employed at the United Nations, The Conference Board, and lateras a professor at different institutions (Indiana University South Bend, Miami University (Ohio), Raymond Walters College).

He also served in the army as a captain. His career led him to work for the federal government in the Department of Transportation in Washington D.C.
Dr. Apostolides has written several articles on economics that were published in peer-reviewed journals. His focus turned later to cancer in  memory of his mother, Kalliopi (Popi) Apostolides who passed away from cancer. Consequently, he and his wife wrote several articles about the incidence and mortality of cancer in the United States. Dr. Apostolides was also an avid tennis player, and after his retirement, enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending time with his family. 

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04/16/14 07:07 AM #1    

Bob Jacobs

I have known Tony since Junior High School.  Quiet, unassuming, yet extremely intelligent.  If you wanted an engaging conversation Tony could give it to you.  Tony was an avid tennis player participating on the tennis team all three years at Woodward.  A member of Hi-Y and the W club.  

04/16/14 11:05 AM #2    

Marsha Goldsmith (Zahler)

I am very sorry to hear that Tony passed away. I remember him to be one of the nice boys at Woodward. It is so difficult losing someone you love. My deepest sympathy to Tony's family and friends. All the best, Marsha Goldsmith Zahler 


08/06/15 03:00 PM #3    

Terry Adams

Tony was my best friend for several years. I remember him accompaning me to a basketball game at Wyoming High, I think, while I was Sports Editor of the Bulldog Barks, and everyine getting stuck in snowon the way home.  Tony  was trying to push a pickup truck out from a small ditch when another car rammed the truck from behind - the truck's bumper broke Tony's front tooth.   When we got home his mother swooned and his father took us into the basement with a bottle of whisky, and asked, in very broken english "... You make fight somebody?"  He was the uncanniest ping-pong and basketball player I ever met.  Tennis - of Course!  And selfless.  I remember him saying the "high Y" saying (or some such organization) that "I am third."  God is first, and Country is second, and "I am third."

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