Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

William Robert "Shorty" Short

Male 1910 - 1991  (81 years)


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  • Name William Robert "Shorty" Short 
    Born 9 Aug 1910  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-227851 
    Died 21 Sep 1991  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 25 Sep 1991  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I380872  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Nichol Short,   b. Jul 1859, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Otilla "Tillie" Hausch,   b. 24 Oct 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Apr 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F222586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Noreen Laura "Dolly" Fach,   b. 1921,   d. 1982  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1940  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F259314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1910 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1940 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1991 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Sep 1991 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SHORT, William R. (Shorty)

      Of RR 4, Cambridge (residing with Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Knight), formerly of Laurel St., Cambridge, at University Hospital, London, Ont., Saturday, Sept. 21, 1991, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Noreen. (Dolly) Fach; dear father of John of Cambridge, Beverley (Mrs. James Mellon) of Angus, Ont. Beloved grandfather of five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, William and Otilla Short. Mr. Short was born in Rockwood, Ont., a resident of Cambridge and area all his life. Retired from Canada Last of Cambridge. A member of St. Clement's Church and was associated with Fairview Mennonite Centre, Cambridge. Friends will be received at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge, today (Monday) 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1991, at St. Clement's Church at 10 a.m. Interment in Parklawn cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 23 Sep 1991 pg A11

  • Sources 
    1. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 28.

    2. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 050176 (1910).
      Name:William Robert Short Date of Birth:9 Aug 1910 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:William Short Mother's name:Mary Ottilla Hausch

    3. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Short/ William R./ Short/ 1910 - 1991/ Noreen Fach (Dolly)/ 1921 - 1982.