LAVERNE, Calif. — Harold Jewell, 83, longtime Mount Vernon resident, died peacefully at his LaVerne, Calif., home on March 30, 2006.
Harold was born in Mount Vernon and lived there until 1976 when he moved to California.
He is survived by wife, Hannelore Erlanger Jewell of LaVerne, Calif.; daughters, Kate Jewell of Orcas Island, Wash., and Connie DeMarco of Sarasota, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Jewell DeMarco and Joe DeMarco.
A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, April 6. His body will be interred in the Riverside National Cemetery on Thursday, April 11, with an honor guard send off. Harold was a Marine who served in World War II, first wave of the assault on Iwo Jima.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of Southern California, 150 W. First St., Suite 270, Claremont, CA 91711-0908.