Spr Mariebeth Short

    • Spr Mariebeth Short
    • Spr Mariebeth Short

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Mariebeth Short, a member of 2 Combat Engineer Regiment, on 23 September 2002 as a result of a training accident involving a light armoured vehicle in which she was riding.

    Mariebeth was born in Comox, BC daughter of a military family and was 22 years of age. She enrolled in the Canadian Forces in January 2000 and completed her basic training at Canadian Forces Base St Jean, QC in March of that year. She completed her Field Engineer Qualification Level 3 training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in Chilliwack, BC and her first posting was to 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa, ON in April 2001.

    Visitation will be at the Weaver Family Funeral Home, West Chapel, 170 Dundas Street, Trenton, ON on 26 and 27 September. A full military funeral service will be held in the King Street United Church, King Street, Trenton, on Friday, September 27, 2002. Interment to follow at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Trenton, ON. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation made in Mariebeth's name would be appreciated. {gdJan2016kh}