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SHORT, CLAIRE (ANDERSON) Claire (Anderson) Short, 90, of Middletown, wife of the late Edward H. Short, Jr., died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Apple Rehab in Middletown. She was born in Middletown, daughter of the late Carl E. Anderson, Sr. and Mary (Uliani) Anderson. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a secretary for the Goodyear Rubber Company and G.U. Reed Radio and TV. Claire hosted many holiday parties with family and friends, and was well known for her homemade sauce, made with tomatoes from her son’s garden. She enjoyed crossword and word scrambles, and always looked forward to her Friday lunches at the shore with her son. Claire is survived by her son, Edward C. Short of Middletown and her sister, Carol Spiwak of NJ. She was predeceased by her husband Edward, brother, Carl E. Anderson, Jr. and sister, Corinne Zaiko. A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday January 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. John Church, Middletown. Burial will be at the Swedish Cemetery, Portland. Friends may gather prior to the service on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St. Middletown. To share memories or express condolences online please visit
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