Betty L. Short


AUBURN – Betty L. Short, 64, died early Wednesday, Jan. 10, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on Sept. 29, 1942, in Lewiston, the daughter of Pauline E. (Lang) Given and the late Robert H. Given. She attended local schools and worked locally, until becoming disabled.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved to travel to new places. She was an animal lover and will be missed by her beloved cat, Spazzy.

She is survived by her partner of 24 years, Robert Grant; her mother, Pauline Given of Patten, formerly of Lewiston; one daughter, Kim Guimond, and her husband, Alfred, of Wales; a brother, Robert C. Given of Monmouth; sisters, Nancy Perkins of Patten, Patricia Bubier of Monmouth and Shirley Libby and Lynda Sellers, both of Wales; three grandchildren, Gregory Guimond, Jamie (Guimond) Perron and Amanda Guimond; one great-grandson, Maddox Guimond; also an aunt, nieces, nephews, cousins; and many friends.

Her family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice and the Hospice House for their support and kindness.