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Edward John Shaner

1921-2011

Edward John Shaner passed away at his home September 24, 2011 at the age of 89. He was born November 18, 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 sign the guest book for Edward at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. Please go to Rice Mortuary's website www.lafuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories or obtain directions to the service.
Published in Daily Breeze from Oct. 3 to Oct. 5, 2011
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