Rev. Harry Shaner
Retired pastor Harry Shaner died on Thursday, April 11, 2013. He is survived by a son, Bryan Shaner, and by one grandchild.
A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m., at the San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ron Dunn will preside.
Harry originally served in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference before transferring to California-Nevada in 1946. In this Conference, he served the Richmond: First, Lafayette, Hanford and Sunnyvale: First churches. Harry also served as Fresno District Superintendent; Director of the Conference Claimants Endowment Board; Executive Secretary of the Conference Board of Pensions and as Conference Treasurer before retiring in 1988.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 4850 Union Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124; Africa University at www.support-africauniversity.org, or to the Necessitous Grants Fund at the Board of Pensions, 300 27th Street, Oakland, CA, 94612.