In Memory of




Obituary for Anthony Douglas Shortt

Anthony Douglas Shortt, 54, July 14,2023, lifelong resident of Chicago. Devoted partner of Kevin Hegwood; loving son of Paula (James) Bures, Mervin (Nancy) Shortt and beloved cousin of Tami and Mitch; also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews..

Anthony was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents and maternal grandmother, and his beloved furry pets Piper and Raja.

Anthony enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially hosting his annual 4th of July parties! He was very friendly with his neighbors and enjoyed the occasional political conversation.

Arrangements entrusted to Central Chapel. Cremation has taken place in accordance with Anthony’s wishes.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Tony's name to the charity of your choice.

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