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Shorty Vass

February 12, 1951 ~ June 1, 2021 (age 70)


Stephen S. Vass, better known as Shorty, 70, husband of Jo Anne Heath Vass and a resident of Saltworks, VA, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, VA. A native of Saltworks, VA, he was the son of the late Margaret Mears Vass. He was a retired Machinist for N.A.S.A. and a member of Shorevettes Club and a 47 year member of Exmore Moose Lodge #683.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by many devoted friends.

A graveside service will be conducted Sunday, June 6, 2021, at 2:00PM at Belle Haven Cemetery with Jay Wilson officiating. Family will join friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 7 to 8PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SPCA Eastern Shore Inc., PO Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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June 5, 2021

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Doughty Funeral Home
3117 Main Street
Exmore, VA 23350

Graveside Service
June 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Belle Haven Cemetery
Lee Street
Belle Haven, VA 23306

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