Shortt, Donald Lachlan, (Dec. 24, 2017)

Peacefully, on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Donald Lachlan Shortt passed away at the age of 83. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (2012). Loving father of Tim Shortt, Doug (Paula) Shortt, Gail Deschler (Raphael), Sue Murray (Tim Fugard), and the late Brian (1967). Cherished grandfather of Ashley (Billy), Taylor, Abbey, Samantha (Zach), Jesse, Casey, Rachel, and Miryam. Great-grandfather of Stella, Cyrus, and Grayson. Dear brother of Marie, Margaret, Vida, and the late Norma. Good friend of Bill W. for 47 years. Don was born in Watford and later moved to Sarnia with his parents Fred and Catherine (nee McLean) Shortt. Don retired early from Polysar and spent the winters in Zephyr Hills, Florida. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, January 1, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online

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