Vivian Irene Short, 89 of Westfield passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Born Oct. 12, 1927, in Westfield, she was the daughter of the late Cell and Mary (Butler) Perry. Vivian worked as an aide at the Cowanesque Valley Old Folks Home. She loved baking bread, digging dandelions, enjoyed her grandchildren and family BBQ's. She is survived by her children, Randy G. Short of Westfield, Lori A. (John) Elliott of Osceola, Timothy W. (Bunnie) Short of Cohocton, NY; grandchildren, Sabrina Short, Jim Nelson, Travis Nelson, Ashley, Joshua, Kali, Elyssa and Heather Short; great-grandchildren, Ryker, Savannah, Zepher, Serenity, Jaden; sister, Evelyn Newland of Ocala, Fla.; brother, James Perry of Lawrenceville; daughter-in-law, Judy Short of Calloway, Va.; sister-in-law, Phyllis Perry of Penn Yan, N.Y.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Short; a son, Eddie C. Short; sister, Hazel Edgecomb and brothers, Bud and Bob Perry. A graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Osceola, on Monday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m., with Ed Heyler officiating. To send an online condolence visit, www.kenyonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland.
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