Shortway, Ann (nee: Tateo), age 85, of Oldsmar, FL, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Born and raised in Paterson, Ann had lived in Fair Lawn before moving to Florida. She was the owner and operator of the Roman House of Fashion in Fair Lawn. During her time in Florida, Ann was very involved with fundraising and promoting for the Francis Wilson Playhouse in Clearwater, FL.
Ann was the beloved wife of Bill Shortway. Loving step-mother of Bill Shortway, Jr. and Laura Doud and her husband Jack. Dear sister of the late Catherine “Rene” Diana and her husband Dominick. Dearest aunt of Wayne Diana. Ann is also survived by her cousins Anna Maria Carlson, Marie Hayek, her husband Ron and their son Hunter, and her Aunt Gabriella Turi of Rome, Italy.
A memorial service will be held at 11am on Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Entombment of ashes will follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Paterson. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4pm.