Paul A. Short

Paul A. Short, “Shorty” passed away on November 17, 2017.  He was born on October 26, 1940, in Rome, NY, the son of H. Paul Short and Anne Luberda Short.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathleen Colburn Short, daughter Rebecca, son Kenneth, grandchildren, Anthony, Lillian, Katherine and Michelle, brother Brian, and sisters Mary Irene and Cynthia.

Paul served in the United States Navy on the USS Bainbridge, attended Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY, and worked in the wire industry until his retirement from Specialty Cable, Wallingford, CT in 2005 as Vice President of Engineering.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, and the caretakers of LIfePath Hospice.  In lieu of flowers, donations to LifePath Hospice through chaptershealth.org, would be appreciated.

A memorial service will be held on December 30, 2017 at 11 a.m., at the Melech Hospice House, 11125 N 52nd St., Tampa, FL 33617.

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Andrew Pederson

Andy passed away at his home in Clearwater, Fl in his sleep. He passed away the way he lived, in his own way. Andy is survived by his wife of 30 years Lea-Anne Pederson. His two sons, James Pederson and Jon Pederson, three beautiful grandchildren, Aiden (10), Sophia (4) and Piper (2), and two daughter in laws, Ashley Pederson and Bri Penniman. 

 

Andy is also survived by his mother and father, Robert & Evelyn Pederson, and three siblings Ellen, Bobby, & Angie. 

 

He will be missed by all. 

Barbara Morrow Gould

Barbara Morrow Gould died on Tuesday November 14 at Northside Hospital surrounded by love ones. 

Born June 20, 1949, She retired from Bic after 26 years of employment. 

Barbara had a passion for sewing , embroidery, and most recently quilting. Barbara made lots of cherished treasures for friends and family. She enjoyed volunteering for Hospice and the Susan G. Komen Foundation and make many things to bring joy and comfort to cancer patients and their families. 

She is survived by her loving husband, Terry Gould; her son, Chris Thomas and his wife Annie; daughter, Heather Smith; sister Linda Grant and her husband Lou. Six grandchildren , 8 great grandchildren, and her furry companions Blossom and Bella. 

She will be missed by everyone who knew her. 

Mark Todd Clifton

Mark Todd Clifton, 57, passed away at his home in Clearwater, Florida on Monday November 6th. Mark was born September 1, 1960 to Walter and Nova Clifton in Columbus, Ohio, the second of five children. He served in the United States National Guard, and then began a long career as a mechanic in the automotive industry. He met his wife, Tari, while fixing an ambulance she had been driving, and six weeks later they were married on August 8, 1986. They built a family together, and raised nine children. 

Mark enjoyed fishing, playing video games with his sons, working on cars, and time spent with his family. He lived a simple, selfless life - doing what he loved, and always giving what he could. He truly was unlike any other. He will be remembered by family and friends for his sense of humor, humility, strength, selflessness and dedication as a skillful mechanic, loving father, faithful husband, and beloved son, brother and friend. 

Mark's legacy lives on, as he is survived by his wife, Tari Clifton; daughters, Stephanie (James Fitch), Summer Clifton, Lindsay Clifton, Brittany(Luis Valencia, Hunter Clifton and Kennedy Clifton; sons, Mark Clifton the second (Anna), Gabriel Clifton and Jeremiah Clifton; grandchildren, Brandon, Jason, Caleb, Kylee, Andrew, Luis, Mia, Noé and Zacarias; parents, Walter and Nova Clifton; brother Scott Clifton(Heather); sisters, Ellen Clifton, Karen Clifton and Laura (Patrick Michaelson); several cousins, nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held in December 2017 at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. Pastor Dave Gross will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Clifton fund in support of his wife and children through the church. 

May He Rest In Heavenly Peace. 

 

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Barbara Louise Corry

Barbara Louise Corry, aged 90, passed peacefully into Heaven on Monday, November 6, 2017 in Seminole, Fla.  She was born February 2, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Eleanor Swift.

After a childhood in Chicago, Barbara left farm life in Elburn, Ill., to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City where she met her photographer husband, Christopher Corry.  Together they raised nine children, moving from NYC to Darien, Conn., and then to Seminole, Fla.  Nothing was more important to Barbara than faith in Jesus Christ, studying His Word, and sharing what it means with others. She also loved quiet times in libraries, walks on the Gulf beaches, and classic movies.  While she was well known as a mother to seven sons and two daughters, Barbara will also be remembered for her stewardship, faithfulness, compassion, unconditional love, and ever-present, sweet smile.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother Robert Swift, her son Patrick Corry, three grandsons and a great grandson.  Barbara is survived by eight of her children, Charles (Jan) Corry of Brattleboro, Vt., Daniel Corry of Santa Cruz, Cal., Robert (Kim) Corry of Clearwater, Fla., Mary Corry of Austin, Tex., Stephen Corry of Seminole, Fla., John (Patty) Corry of Encino, Cal., David (Suzanne) Corry of Lynchburg, Va. and Rebecca (Jason) Overholser of Martinsburg, W. Va., 14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. 

There will be a private remembrance for family members in Seminole on November 18 followed by a time of receiving close friends.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Barbara Corry’s name can be made to Freedom Square Resident Holiday Gift Fund c/o John O’Farrrell 10901 Johnson Blvd., Unit J509, Seminole, FL 33772 in gratitude for the kind staff who provided Barbara loving care in the final year of her life.  

 

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