SHORTT (NEE BINT), Vera Elizabeth "Beth"

September 20, 1928 – January 19, 2020

Beth passed away peacefully after a short illness at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby, age 91. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Alan John Shortt, in 2001.  Beth leaves behind two sons; Ronald (Linda) Whitby, Willis (Elizabeth) Milton, her Grandchildren; Daniel, Jason, Adam, Ben, Danielle and Great-granddaughter Mya. 

Beth was the eldest of 4 children born to Richard Cecil Bint and Vera Elizabeth Shemilt on Sept 20, 1928.  She married Alan John Shortt on September 11, 1954.  Beth was predeceased by her Brother Ray Bint as well as her sister Ruth Beadle in 2018 and is survived by a brother, John Bint (Marie), of Belleville.  She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. 

A resident of Oshawa until 1974 when the family moved to Cobourg.  The family would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff at Sunnycrest Nursing Home for their wonderful care provided to Beth during her time there.

Family and friends may call at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m., until the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 p.m.  A reception will follow the service.  Interment at Oshawa Union Cemetery, 750 King St. W., Oshawa, will take place at approximately 2:00 p.m. 

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  • Jan 21, 2020

    The Csanky Family
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts are with you. Beth was our dear neighbour and friend for almost 30 years. We will miss her but we know that she has now gone to be with her beloved Al. 
  • Jan 22, 2020

    Mr. and Mrs. Brent Wilson
    We heard from Ben and Adam that their grandmother had passed and we wanted to send our condolences to them and their family at this sad time.
  • Jan 23, 2020

    charles maclellan
    charlie & Tania maclellan in Cobour On one of Beth's closest neighbours
    will certainly miss Beth and remember her for the great neighbor she always was
    Rest in piece Beth condolences to the whole family

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