Doris V. Short

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Doris V. Short, 87, formerly of Rumbarger Avenue, DuBois, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Brookside Assisted Living in Brookville.
Born March 8, 1927, in Red Bank Township, she was the daughter of the late Ruben and Earnestine Crawford Buffington. On Oct. 20, 1946, she married Bernal A. "Bunny" Short. He preceded her in death April 8, 2000.
Doris was a homemaker and had worked at Rola Jensen in DuBois. Previous to that, she had worked at JC Penney on Brady Street for many years.
She was also an Avon representative in the DuBois area for many years.
Doris attended the University of Pittsburgh where she was the starting catcher on the fast pitch softball team.
She was a past member of the order of the Eastern Star and the Amaranth.
She enjoyed traveling, going to garage sales, and most importantly, spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by three children; Valerie L. Coffey and her husband, Dan, of Seattle, Wash.; David J. "Jake" Short Sr. and his wife, Sue, and Bernal W. "Bud" Short and his partner, Debora Fulkerson, both of DuBois; five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, William E. Buffington.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc., DuBois. A celebration of life service will announced at a later date. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Penn Highlands Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be made at
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2015