Dane H. Shortsleeve
Dane H. Shortsleeve
  • August 14, 1924 - November 11, 2017
  • Ormond Beach, Florida

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Dane H. Shortsleeve, 93, a former resident of Essex Jct., Ormond Beach, FL and most recently, Charleston, SC died on November 11, 2017, Veterans’ Day, at Veterans’ Victory House in Walterboro, SC.

Mr. Shortsleeve, an Army Veteran of WWII, was born on August 14, 1924 in Burlington, VT.

He graduated Burlington High School, where he captained the cross country team, as well as the VT School of Agriculture (now VTC), and UVM. He taught farm management at VTC and joined IBM as the first Vermont employee hired in 1957, retiring in 1983.

While living in Essex Jct., Dane worshipped at First Congregational Church. He was an active member of Boy Scouts of America, Ethan Allen Lodge of Masons, and Mt. Sinai Temple of Shriners. A Life Member of the Green Mountain Club, Dane’s love of the Long Trail began at a young age and provided great pleasure throughout his life.

Dane leaves behind his wife of 67 years, Frances Kenrick, five children: Deborah Tramontana of Panama City, FL; Dane Shortsleeve of Essex Jct., Bethany Cole of South Strafford VT, Susan Johnson of Charleston, SC and Amy Kemp of Bedford NH, 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A private celebration will be held in his beloved Vermont. Gifts in Dane’s memory can be made to The Green Mountain Club at www.greenmountainclub.org. Visit www.carolinamemorial.com to sign his guest book.