Jermaine Nelson "Harold" Cromwell Jr., a former nursing home supervisor, died of cancer Saturday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 36.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Glenwood Avenue, he was a 1986 honors graduate of Northern High School. He later studied at the Control Data Institute.
Mr. Cromwell was a therapist at St. Joseph Medical Center and then became a supervisor at Brighton Manor, later Blue Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, on Dukeland Street in West Baltimore. He retired two years ago because of ill health. He resided in Northwood.
Family members said Mr. Cromwell enjoyed fishing, reading and doing crossword. He watched television and spent hours at his home computer.
Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at the Lemmon Funeral Home, 10 Padonia Road, Timonium.
Survivors, all of Baltimore, include his parents, Harold James Cromwell Sr. and Lucille Trafton Cromwell; a brother, Timothy Cromwell; and a niece, Timia Lacha Cromwell. Another brother, Rodney Cromwell, died 20 years ago.