Carole J Shortz
24 November, 1933 – 28 July, 2020
Shortz, Carole Jean, 86, of Seminole, FL passed away from Covid-19 on July 28, 2020. Carole was a dedicated mother who was always there for her family. She loved to dance and was an avid bowler. Her favorite pastime was traveling the country by RV. She was born in Kokomo, IN and was a graduate of Horace Mann High School in Gary, IN. She is survived by her sister Louanne Powell; children Linda Garrett (Shortz), Lewis Shortz Jr., Audrey Allen (Shortz) and Debbie Swift (Shortz); seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Carole was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Vivian Foster, and grandson Derek Shortz. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made out to Suncoast Hospice of Palm Harbor. A graveside service will be held 2pm August 29 at Elwood Cemetery in Elwood, IN. To attend the graveside virtually, please use https://youtu.be/acv_CQBM3lE to access.
Carole J Shortz
29 August 2020
Dear Linda and Family,
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your mom. While we never got to meet her, she sounds like she was a great lady and a lot of fun! We're sorry that COVID has taken her before her time and extend our deepest sympathies. Andy & Pat
22 August 2020
My favorite memories of my Aunt Carole are from my childhood when I would spend the night with Linda. Also our family holidays and that is the key word - - family That is my most treasured memory of my Aunt Carole She is my family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.