Mr John Eric Short, of High Street, Corby Glen, has died at home. He was 83.
He was the son of the late James and Gladys Short.
Mr Short was educated in Corby Glen and he had been employed as a farm worker. He is predeceased by his wife, Christine. He leaves his son, Brian and daughter, Sue.
Mr Short enjoyed gardening and Irish and country music. In his younger days he also liked folk dancing.
The funeral service was held at St John’s Church, Corby Glen, conducted by Fr David Pickett.
Family mourners included: Brian Short, Sue Short, Muriel Short, Arthur Short, Eldon and Gladys Mackridge, Elizabeth Harding, Charles and Ada Short, Kevin and Jill Short, Linda Brooks, Dorothy Warren, Robert and Linda Warren, Paul and Dawn Warren, C. M. Warren, George and Elsie SHort, George and Lynn Wing, Barbara and Brian Pick, Simon Pick, Anthony V. Manley, Peter Frost, June Frost, Wendy Kerr, Neil Haddock and Ann and Roger Abbs.
Other mourners included: Karen Scotchmer, Rachel Oliver, Dawn Greetham, Dorothy Greetham, Rosemary Story, Julie Dench, Vicki McGhee, Samantha Greaves, Emma Wilson, Mr E. Davey, John Dawson, Richard Allitt, Simon and Sharon Harwood, Anne Musson, John Joyce, Andrew and Maria Fruin, David and Betty Wass, Ann Banks, Michelle and Jake Cooper, Chris and Joanne Colsy, Brian and Sandra Johnson, David and Pat Fowler, Sandy and Ann Surtees, Malcolm and Jackie Bowden, Margaret Lyon, Norah Louth, Enid Crook, Priscilla Musson, Katie Andrew, Karen Scott, Andrea Day, Neil Manning and Majela Imlach.
Funeral arrangements were by E. Walsingham Funeral Directors, Corby Glen.
Donations for the Market Cross Surgery, Corby Glen, amount to £224 to date.