Anna Mae Short (1937 - 2018)

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Anna Mae Short, age 80, of 613 Shelvey Summit Road, Kersey, died Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2018, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born July 10, 1937, in Clearfield, daughter of the late William and Ada S. (Shovestul) Washburn. She married Donald E. Short on Aug. 23, 1953, he survives.
She resided in Kersey for 56 years and was a member of the Ridgway Church of Christ. She was a member of the Fox Twp. Lioness Club, a volunteer at Fox Twp. Elementary School helping children with reading and math, she helped with the Fox Twp. Planning Commission, she loved to embroider and enjoyed bowling. She had been employed by the St. Marys High School Cafeteria at the sandwich bar.
She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Short of Kersey; two sons, Donald E. (Barb) Short Jr. of DuBois, Pa., Robert A. (Susan) Short of Falls Creek, Pa.; one daughter, Julia A. (David) Roman of Reynoldsville, Pa.; six grandchildren: Kasey, Adam, Colton, Taylor, Cory, Breanna; four step grandchildren: Jen, Joseph, Jason, Jeremy; six great-grandchildren: Samantha, Sawyer, Cade, Lawson, Collin, Haylee; multiple step great-grandchildren; two brothers, Paul (Doris) Washburn of Ridgway, John (Doreen) Owens of Morrisdale, Pa.; one sister, Royetta Goss of Hyde, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, James H. Short; twin grandbabies, Kade and Erin Short; one brother, Joseph Washburn; two sisters, Dorothy Dollinger and Ethel Louise Washburn in infancy.
Funeral and committal Services for Anna Mae Short will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home on Sunday at 4 p.m. Officiating will be Randy Yeager, Lay Minister of the New Hope in Christ Church. Burial will be at Parklawn Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 4 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Fox Twp Lioness Club, c/o Rita Gerber, 617 Shelvey Summit, Kersey, PA 15846.
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 26, 2018