Arthur E. Short, 84

January 13, 2009

MAY 8, 1924-JAN. 12, 2009

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Arthur E. Short, 84, of Waynesboro, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at St. Petersburg (Fla.) General Hospital.

Born May 8, 1924, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late David M. and Marion Monn Short.

His wife, Wanetta J. Cromwell Short, died in 1989.

He retired in 1985 following 39 years of sales and marketing service with Allegheny Power.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Waynesboro Bible Church.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 in Waynesboro.

He is survived by two daughters, Sherrell A. Eigenbrode of Palatine, Ill., and Susan R. Wachter of Tampa, Fla.; one brother, Kenneth Short of Chambersburg; three grandchildren; one great granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. Pastor Darell E. Gentry will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, where members of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard will conduct military graveside honors.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin/Fulton Unit, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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