Norman H. Harner, 86, husband of Esther L. (Hallman) Harner of Boyertown, PA died on November 15, 2021 at his home. Norman was born in Mt. Carmel, PA to the late Norman W. and Pauline (Hepler) Harner. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Before retiring, Norman worked at the Boyertown Casket Company until its closing. He then worked at the Arrow Camera Shop in Pottstown. He also served as a driver for Patriot GMC. His hobbies were photography and wood working.
Norman was a member of Trinity E. C. Church in Boyertown and served in several capacities through the years – Sunday School teacher and Superintendent, Official Board member, Choir member and director, Bell Choir director, and Missions Chairperson. He had also served as a Lay Delegate and Mission’s President for the denomination. In addition, he was a member of the Gap Male Chorus for several years.
In addition to his wife, Esther, of 55 years, Norman is survived by his three children: Susan (Harner) Knier, wife of L. Donald Knier, Carol Harner and Gary Harner, husband of Julie (Nazimek) Harner; his grandchildren Jonathan Knier, husband of Corinne (Mancini) Knier, Lauren Knier, Megan Knier, Grant Knier, Lydia Knier, Alison Harner, Evan Harner and Elizabeth Harner. He is also survived by two sisters Ellen (Harner) Brooke, wife of Richard Brooke, North Port, FL and Rhea (Harner) Nowacki, wife of Gene Nowacki, Myerstown, PA.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 11:00AM at Trinity E. C. Church (250 Swinehart Rd, Boyertown, PA 19512) with Pastor Les Cool officiating. Burial will follow at Limerick Garden of Memories. A visitation will also be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, from 10:00AM-11:00AM at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity E. C. Church in Norman’s name.