Herman Byron Showers, Honorable Location, Retired, passed away in Lancaster April 5, 2015. From 1952-1960 he served the following churches: Reading: Grace, Chapman-Bushkill, New Hope.
He then became a college professor and lecturer at several institutions of higher learning. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jane M. (Knabb) and three children: David S. Showers, husband of Dianne (Abrams), of Boalsburg, PA; Dr. Thomas L. Showers; and Shelley A. Showers of Cherry Hill, NJ. Byron is also survived by two granddaughters, two sisters and two step-sisters. He was preceded in death by a stepbrother.
There will be a viewing Thursday, April 9, 6-8 PM, at Brethren Village chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17606. Funeral Services will be Friday, April 10, 11 AM, at Brethren Village chapel and interment will follow at Long Memorial UMC Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Byron’s name may be made to Long Memorial UMC, 2660 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 or to Brethren Village Samaritan Fund, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17606.