On March 21, 2007, Vernon H. Shorter; beloved husband of Mary B. (nee Praley); loving father of Christine Toledo, Arlene (Denise) Shorter, Michelle Bailey, Steven Shorter, and Eric Shorter. Also survived by 16 grandchildren; sister, Ruth McKelvey and brothers, Robert and William Shorter. He retired in 1993 from General Motors in Baltimore after 30 years of employment. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at IRWIN FUNERAL HOME, 175 N. Main Street, Spring Grove, PA, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 4767 Lehman Road, Spring Grove, PA where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Paul's Union Cemetery, Stoverstown. Memorials may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church, or to VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison Street, Hanover, PA 17331, or to American Cancer Society.