Gertrude Emily ìTrudyî Jewel, 92, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday morning, April 11, 2010 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, NC after an extended illness.
Born in New York City, NY, she was the daughter of the late Hank and Gertrude Siemer.
Before moving to Hendersonville 19 years ago, she had resided in West Palm Beach and Lake Worth, FL. While living in New York City, she had been a professional model and a member of the famous precision dance company, the Rockettes.
Trudy is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Arthur Jewel of Hendersonville; daughters, Carol Netman and Debbie Schweiger and husband, Carl; and grandchildren, Pete, Max and Jesse Weiss.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Friday, April 16, 2010 in the Chapel of Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC. Dr. Randy J. Tryon will officiate.
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Directions
962 Old US 70 Hwy. West
Black Mountain, NC 28711