Short, Jeffrey

Written by David Green.

Jeffrey Allen Short, 51, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Aug. 13, 2011.

Jeff grew up in Fayette, Ohio. He was a member of the Gorham Fayette High School of 1978, and earned a degree from Ohio State University. He was known as a devoted friend to countless people from Fayette to the West Coast, and he lived his life with a passion that was infectious. 

Jeff is survived by his wife, Brigid (Graham) Hanson Short of Cincinnati; a son, Alex Hanson; parents, Colenzo and Joy (Hesselschwardt) Short; mother-in-law, Mary Graham of Cincinnati; two brothers, Jerry (and Linda) Short of Fayette, Jon (and Judi) Short of Antwerp, Ohio; one sister, Julie (and Mark) Schumacher; two sisters-in-law, Maureen (and Pat) Gray and JoAnn Graham of Cincinnati; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Terry Lee Short, and grandparents.

 A Mass of Christian Burial is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Fayette, with Father Gary Ferguson as celebrant. Visitation is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eagle Funeral Home- Barrett Chapel in Fayette.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Mercy Foundation, Mercy Hospital Anderson Cardiac Care Unit, P.O. Box 428553, Cincinnati, OH 45242; Thomas A. Wildey School PTO, P.O. Box 8 Owensville, OH 45160; or Ventura Moose Family Center 1394, 10269 Telephone Road, Ventura, CA  93004-3508.

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