Joanne Cecilia Short passed away Sunday at age 88, at Bolingbrook Adventist Medical Center.
A private visitation and funeral service for immediate family will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to BUILD (buildchicago.org), an agency fighting youth violence in Chicago.
A guestbook may be signed and memories shared at bartofh.com.