Edward John Shaner Edward John Shaner passed away at his home September 24, 2011 at the age of 89. He was born Nov 21, 1921 in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. He was a 1939 graduate of Torrance High School. Ed was trained by the U.S. Army during WWII as an X-ray technician and belonged to the 17th General Hospital Corps, traveling throughout North Africa and Italy. After the war he continued to work as an x-ray technician for 40 years. Ed was preceded in death by his wife Patricia and son Eugene. He is survived by his son Mark (Maryann) Shaner; daughter Monica (David) Rikimaru; granddaughters Melissa (Gjoe) Lopez, Gina and Tricia Shaner; great-granddaughter Lexi Lopez; sister-in-law, Eileen Hutton and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to his caregiver Nida. Services will be held at St. James Catholic Church, 124 N. PCH, Redondo Beach, CA on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Providence Trinity Hospice Foundation 2601 Airport Drive Suite 230, Torrance, Ca. 90505. Their direct website is: trinitycarehospice.org. Please use this website to send the family messages, share memories or obtain directions to the service.

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