Passed on: December 25th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at her residence on Tuesday, December 25, 2012, Monica Shortt of Kingston, age 99 years. Predeceased by husband: Francis; infant son; brothers: Bernard and Joe; sisters: Gertrude, Alice, Julia, Sarah and Mary. Left to mourn, four daughters: Patricia (John) Roul, Blackhead, Catherine Bramwell, Carbonear, Mary (Terry) Maddox, Adam’s Cove and Sarah ‘Sadie’ Shortt, Kingston; five sons: Stanislaus (Patricia), Placentia, Francis 'Rock', Burnt Point, Patrick (Fay), Adam’s Cove, Ronald, Edmonton, AB and John 'Terry' (Joanne), Mount Pearl; nineteen grandchildren: Sheila (Mark), Debbie, Valerie (Paul), Daniel (Melissa), Kari-Lynn, Kenny (Charlene), Barry (Kelly), Jason, Rhonda, Ryan, Colin, Jacqueline, David (Sheila), Bryan, Matthew (Lori), Rebecca, Michael, Monica (Henry) and Frances; twenty-three great-grandchildren; nieces: Dorothy Judge, Carbonear, Annie Traverse, Kingston, Isabelle Mullaly, Northern Bay and Elizabeth (John) Gorrigan, Massachusetts, USA; Claudine Roberts and Mary Davis, both of St. John’s and Ann Warren, BC; nephew: Albert Rudolph (Jennie) Jenkins, Western Bay; great-niece: Julia Gertrude Demarce, Western Bay; special friends: Joanne Pike and Evelyn Shortt, Kingston; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Fr. Pio Sumbilon conducted the funeral mass on Saturday, December 29 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kingston. Interment took place in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kingston. Donations in her memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.