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Aberdeen Resident Dies at 92

Mary Short is survived by four children and 49 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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Obituary provided by Day Funeral Home

Mary Short age 92 of Aberdeen passed away peacefully at home on Sunday October 13, 2013. Mary was born in Philadelphia, PA to her loving parents Edward and Emma Shepherd. She then moved to Keyport prior to moving to Aberdeen many years ago. 

Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband Charles in 1999 and by her cherished siblings Margaret Booket, Robert Shepherd, and Edna Collins. She is survived by her devoted children Joan Jouaneau of Matawan, Charles of Florida, Edward of Matawan, and Margaret Kasper of Florida. Mary is also survived by her 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren and her cherished sister Rebecca Pocsaji of Aberdeen. 

Visitation for Mary will be Wednesday October 16, 2013 from 4-8pm at Day Funeral Home 361 Maple Place, Keyport NJ 07735. A final visitation will be held Thursday morning at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s RC Church at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to St. Judes Childrens Hospital in Mary’s name. For more information please visit www.dayfuneralhome.com 

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