Sherry L. (West) Short obituary 1937~2021


Mrs. Sherry L. (West) Short, 84, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 in her home, surrounded by her family.

Sherry L. (West) Short
Sherry L. (West) Short

Born January 7, 1937 in Waynesboro, PA, she was the only child born to the late Croft and Letha Mae (Woolridge) West.

She graduated from Waynesboro High School and married Nevin A. Short, Jr. February 27, 1955 in Waynesboro, PA. They have resided in Greencastle for over 52 years. Nevin passed away May 10, 2018.

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Mrs. Short’s primary role was being a dedicated mother and homemaker. She was also proud of her time she worked at Letterkenny Army Depot after high school doing covert secretarial work.

She was a kind loving lady who was always up for reading a good mystery novel. She enjoyed walking, as well as running, with her husband.

She is survived by three children: Michael R. Short and his wife, Theresa of Greencastle, PA, Laura L. Horton and her husband, Scott of Fayetteville, PA and Andrew P. Short and his wife, Laura of Myrtle Beach, SC; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Timothy A. Short in 2007.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town of America online here.

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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