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Right Reverend Thomas Charles Shortell

October 25, 1955 ~ April 28, 2017 (age 61)
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The Right Reverend Thomas Charles Shortell, age 61, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Buenavista de Cuellar, Mexico, passed away Friday April 28, 2017 at CHS-North East Medical Center in Concord, North Carolina. Funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Friday, May 5, 2017, preceded by visitation for family and friends at 1:00 PM, at Davis Funeral Service of Monroe.

Bishop Shortell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 25, 1955, was a Friar in the Order of Saints Francis and Clare; an ordained Priest and was consecrated Bishop in the United American Catholic Church in 2015.

Tom is survived by his husband of 20 years, Jose Gabriel Arizmendi Uribe; son Ryan Shortell and wife Amanda; daughter Carolyn Perez; son Craig Shortell; six grandchildren; sisters Maureen Desiderato and Kelli Brown; the mother of his children Charlene Shortell; and a host of relatives and friends.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to serve the Shortell family.

Funeral Mass
December 5, 2017

3:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
1003 E. Franklin St.
Monroe, North Carolina 28112

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