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Stephen Short

September 5, 1957 — September 20, 2021

Shillington, PA

Stephen P. Short, 64, of Shillington, PA died Monday September 20th at approx. 2:30 AM EDT at the Reading Hospital. He was the father of daughter Lisa I. Short, son Paul J. Short, and preceded by oldest daughter Marlene M. Short. He was also Grandfather of Bianca M. Short, Thomas S. Quigley, Ella M. Quigley, and Sophia M. Quigley. Born in Ohio in 1957 he was the son of the late John J. Short and Mary Ann (Peggs) Short. Stephen worked for 35 yrs. In a variety of different roles and different locations for Boscov’s Department Stores. He was a member of Saint Ignatius Loyola Rectory in Sinking Spring; PA. Stephen was the oldest of six with three brothers and two sisters. Brothers Greg and wife Lori of Gibraltar, PA; Mark Short of Wyomissing, PA; and Robert and wife Stephanie of Christiana, Lancaster County, PA.  As well as Sisters Angela Blankenbiller of Blacksburg, VA; Theresa and Jim Cates of Stoney Creek, PA. Stephen will be fondly remembered for his love for his grandkids and family, summer barbeques, and relaxing on his favorite recliner after a long day at work.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint John Baptist de la Salle Roman Catholic Church Kerrick & Mitti Roads, Shillington, Friday, October 1, 2021 at 10:00 am.  Reverend Edward J. Essig, Celebrant.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  The family will receive relatives and friends at Saint John Baptist de la Salle Roman Catholic Church Friday from 9:00 am to 9:45 am.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Mr. Stephan P. Short.  Bean Funeral Home, 3825 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements.

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