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Marlene R. Short

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Marlene R. Short

AGE: 73 • Bear

Marlene R. Short, age 73, of Bear, DE went home to be with the Lord on December 2, 2016. Marlene was a faithful member of Fairwinds Baptist Church. She was a very godly woman, an example of Christ, and she loved the Lord with her whole heart. Marlene enjoyed walking at the Christiana Mall. Her greatest joy was time spent with her family. She loved their get togethers and playing board games. Marlene was a cancer survivor for over seven years. She was a strong, determined woman who leaves a legacy of love and caring with all who were blessed to know her.

Marlene is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Charles "Chuck" L. Short Sr.; three sons: Chuck Short Jr. (Connie), Gary Short (Rebecca), and Thomas Short (Lisa); her brother, Bill Sapp (Mary); her sisters, Joanne Melancon and Louise Alexander; 14 wonderful grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family. Marlene was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mary Sapp, and her sister, Mildred Limmina.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 10-11:30 AM on Tuesday, December 6 at Fairwinds Baptist Church, 801 Seymour Road, Bear, DE 19701. A service in celebration of Marlene's life will take place at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. The family wishes to express a special thanks to Dr. Biggs, Jennifer Pugh, and the entire nursing staff at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center (HFGCC), and Delaware Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to HFGCC, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713 or to Fairwinds Baptist Church. For directions or to send an online condolence visit www.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 3 to Dec. 5, 2016
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