FREWSBURG -Mary I. Short, 79, of 9 Duff St., died Tuesday (Feb. 12,2013), at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, in Florida.
She was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Kearsarge, Pa., the daughter of Howard and Irene Curtis Thomas.
Along with her husband, she was founder and owner of Jamestown Industrial Trucks in Frewsburg.
Mary was a member of the Busti Church of God. She was very faithful each day, remembering her fami-ly, friends, and acquaintances through her lengthy prayers. She also enjoyed working in her flower gardens.
Mary was survived by her husband, Earl "Bud" Short, whom she married in 1952; three daughters: Laura Jean Silvis and Joyce (Daniel) Schwob of Frews-burg, and Julie (Scott) Sadowski of Kennedy; a son, John (Wendy) Short of Frewsburg; eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Abbey Rose Sadowski; two brothers; and one sister.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Busti Church of God. The Rev. Roy Ferguson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.