Evelyn Florence (Dicey) Shortt

Evelyn Florence [Dicey] Shortt, 88, died at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen on July 9, 2013 following a period of failing health. Born in Ashland on June 14, 1925 she was the daughter of Arthur R. and Ellen L. [Cross] Dicey.

Evelyn was a lifelong citizen of Ashland. She attended Ashland Schools and graduated from Ashland High School in the class of 1943. She was employed as a supervisor at IPC in Bristol for many years.

Evelyn was a member of the Eastern Star, and the Ashland Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, and her family. She was predeceased by her husband’s Haven Heath, and Lewis Shortt, her daughter Susan Tanguay on February 5, 1980, sister Hilda Smith, and her brother Arthur Dicey Jr.

She is survived by her son Charles Heath of Bridgewater, her daughter Joan Smart of Bristol, several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great-Great Grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday July 13, 2013 at Green Grove Cemetery Main Street Ashland at 2pm. Dupuis Funeral Home Ashland is handling arrangements.