John Joseph SHORTT

SHORTT, John Joseph - June 3, 1928 - December 21, 2012 It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of John Shortt after a lengthy illness. John has gone to join the love of his life, Mary, who predeceased him June 20, 2000. He is survived by his children John (Donna), Margaret (Howie), Eileen (Kevin), Richard (Sinead), Mary (Allan), Michael (Carol) and Kathleen. He will be lovingly remembered by his 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, along with numerous nieces and nephews . John also leaves his 3 sisters, Peggy, Annie, Kathleen and his brother Richard to mourn him. Predeceased by his brother David. John was a 35 year friend of Bill W. The family would like to thank Peggy and Robert Falloona for the loving care they have provided to our Dad throughout his illness. You made a difference in his life and for that we are grateful. Friends may call at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Rd., Toronto, on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 5 until 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Dunstan's Church, 3152 Danforth Ave., Toronto, on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. Entombment will take place at Forest Lawn Mausoleum, 4570 Yonge St., North York, immediately following the Mass, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the would be appreciated. Share memories of John online at

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Jerrett Funeral Homes
660 Kennedy Road Toronto, ON M1K2B5
(416) 266-4404

Published in the Toronto Star from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, 2012