JOHN JOSEPH SHORT, 80, of North Port, Florida died Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at his residence.
He was born April 1, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Port Charlotte
In 1990 from New York and then moved to North Port in 1997. He was a retired foreman for the New York City Sanitation Dept., New York, NY. Member of St.
Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church of Port Charlotte, member of American Legion Post
#110 of Port Charlotte and a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Ruth Wessels Short of North Port;
a son, John Short of Venice, FL; two sisters, Marion Marino of Port Charlotte and
Alice Hallock of Cortez, CO: 2 grandchildren Brian and John Short.