Obituaries: George Baron II(1925-2007)

September 14, 2007 12:00 am

George Baron II, passed away on Sept. 11, 2007, in Crescent City. He was born on March 24, 1925, to George and Julia (Matyi) Baron in Homestead, Penn.

Mr. Baron was a 15-year resident of Del Norte County. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran having served during WWII as a medical corpsman and was in several combat campaigns in the South Pacific. During one of the campaigns, there were 256 men in the company and he was one of nine that survived.

He is survived by his brothers Tom Baron of Paso Robles and Bill Baron of Southern California, step-brother Greg Baron of Torrance, and his friend Donna. George enjoyed music and reading.

At his request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.