Hozel Short, 80, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday at home. Hozel retired from Crucible Steel and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was predeceased by his parents, Rufus Short and Maggie (Little) Short; sisters, Dotsie (Short) Stewart, Maggie (Short) Sweatt, Susie (Short) Spencer, Mariah Short, Louisa (Short) Terry, Ada Bell (Short) Johnson; and brothers, Laster Short, Robert Lee Short, Rufus Short, Alexander Short, and Josh Short.
Survivors: two daughters, Jean Breland and Rose Howard; sisters, Marylee Short of Charlotte, Amanda Ratliff and Ethel (Short) Harvey, both of Syracuse; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Calling hour: Monday 11 a.m. to 12 noon with funeral services to follow at 12 noon at Farone & Son Funeral Home, 1500 Park Street, Syracuse. Burial in Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered at www.faroneandson.com.