Margaret “Peg” Short, 89, of Pickering St., Sheffield passed away October 2, 2013. She was born August 7, 1924 in Warren, to the late Ralph and Lucille Johnson Colony.

Margaret was a 1942 graduate of Sheffield High School. Margaret received her Certificate of Cosmetology in 1965. She also worked at Warren State Hospital and Beverly Nursing Home as an activities director and then became a nurse’s aide for many years until her retirement. Peg loved going to the Sheffield Senior Center and volunteering to help others read.

She was a wonderful, loving and giving mother, grandmother, greatgrand mother, and greatgreat grandmother. She will be deeply missed by her friends and family.

Margaret is survived five children, Sandra Donato, Sheffield, Diane Johnson and husband Rick, Jamestown, Jeffery Scalise and wife Judith, Sheffield, Debbie Gomez, Santiago, Chile, and David Scalise, Sheffield; grandchildren, Steven Germonto, Sheffield, Michael Donato, Stoneham, Kellie Tucker and husband Jason, Warren, Corey Donato, Sheffield, Cody and wife Devin Scalise, New Mexico, Michele Swan, Stoneham, Scott Fitzgerald, Stoneham, Elin Scalise, Sheffield, Christian and wife Gisella Gomez, California, Marissa and husband Hassen Suknis Gomez, and Mari Carmen Gomez; greatgrandchil dren, Stevie Germonto, Sheffield, Ryan and wife Borea Germonto, Pittsburgh, Gabrial and Joseph Donoto, Stoneham, Justin Barr, Warren, Stephanie and husband David Vargus, Bradford, Chelsea and Austin Donoto, Sheffield, Mariah and Tyler Fitzgerald, Stoneham, Allyson Swan, Jamestown, Cailyn Scalise, Sheffield, and Kira Johnson, Sheffield; greatgreat grandchildren, Louis Gomez, Diego Romero Gomez, Helue Suknis Gomez, Nur Suknis Gomez, Lucciano Sagouia Gomez, Taylar Germonto, Kaiya Germonto, and Rylind Tray Vargus.

In addition to her parents, Peg was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Donoto, greatgreat grandson Nicholas Donoto, and soninlaw Jamie Gomez.

A private family gathering will be held a later date.

Arrangements are in charge of the BordenLloyd Funeral Home.