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Hogarth PPG, Harold Paul â??Hogieâ??, passed away at his home on July 20, 2013 at the age of 92.
Harold was born April 18, 1921 in Lunenberg, Massachusetts. At the age of 3, his family migrated from Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California, and graduated from Garfield Heights High School in East Los Angeles.
Harold was married to Mary E. Hogarth (Harris) on June 7, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nevada; they were married for 71 years.
Harold served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as an aircraft mechanic in the European theater. After the end of the war, Harold returned to Southern California to start a family and a business with Mary. In 1947, Harold and Mary founded Lynco Grinding Company, a specialty metalworking company which continues to operate in Bell Gardens, California. He was granted with numerous patents and honored with many awards for his work in the metalworking and composites industries. Harold enjoyed football, fishing, golf, and travelling. He was a dedicated Rotarian who boasted perfect attendance for 56 years and was a charter member of the Bell Gardens Rotary Club and co-founder of the Rio Hondo Boys and Girls Club in Bell Gardens, California. Harold and Mary retired in 1994 and moved to Oâ??Fallon, Missouri.
Harold is survived by his wife, Mary Hogarth (Harris); three sons, Wayne E. Hogarth and his wife (Jeri Hogarth), Larry D. Hogarth and his wife (Patricia Parker), Harold W. Hogarth and his wife (Joan Hogarth); his five grandchildren, Kevin Hogarth, Stacy Brock (Hogarth), Justin Hogarth, Brad Hogarth, and Morgan Parker-Hogarth; his three great-grandchildren; sister, Ruthie Mathews and Betty Hogarth; his nieces and nephews; and the rest of his family and friends. Harold is preceded in death by his parents, Harold N. Hogarth and Ruth Hogarth; as well as his brother, Robert Hogarth.
The family of Harold Hogarth wishes to thank Senior Helpers of St. Charles, Missouri, and Heartland Hospice.
Services: The family is being served by The Baue Funeral and Memorial Center, 3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, MO where visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 4:00-8:00 PM. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 2:30 PM at Old North Church at Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Rotary International Foundation in care of the Rotary Club of Oâ??Fallon, Missouri at P.O. Box 164, Oâ??Fallon, MO 63366. Visit Baue.com.
Published: July 25, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 15