Mr. John Howard Short, age 82 of Potsdam, NY passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013 at his home in the town of Potsdam, NY. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 18th from 4-7 pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday the 19th at 10 am with Msgr. Robert Aucoin celebrant. Burial will follow the service at St. Marys Cemetery in Potsdam, NY. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.