On June 23, 2006, ROSA M. SHORTER (nee Marinelli) of Ferndale, beloved wife of the late Nessie P. Shorter and devoted mother of Karen S., Iva, Jerry D., George P., Rosa, Nessie P. Shorter Jr., Linda Shorter Dalgliesh, Tricia A. Shorter Weinberger and the late John J. Shorter; dear sister of Antonietta Ferarri, Margherita Coletta and Lena Scaringella, also survived by 18 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, P.A., 421 Crain Hwy., S.E., Glen Burnie on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Philip Neri Catholic Church on Monday at 9:00 A.M. Interment in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401, will be appreciated by the family.