Pharmacy invites community to celebrate its 50th year

Edward Heacox was a pharmacist’s mate in the United States Navy from 1953 to 1957, serving at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Photo Courtesy of the Heacox Family

SHARON — Sharon Pharmacy was opened on July 3, 1961, by Edward and Kathryn Heacox. And on Saturday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Heacox family will host a party outside at the Sharon shopping plaza to mark 50 years in business.

Three generations of the Heacox family have been involved in the pharmacy, which is still at the same location after a half century in business. It is now run by four of the founder’s children: Ed Heacox Jr., a pharmacist; Joseph Heacox, the general manager; Chris Heacox the front of house manager; and David Heacox, a pharmacy technician.

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