Rev. Peter J. Shortway

Reverend Peter J. Shortway, 95, of Bogdan Road, Broadalbin, died on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville. Born in Prospect Park, New Jersey, on February 10, 1918, Reverend Shortway was the son of Robert Shortway and Johannah Colenbrander Shortway.

He was a graduate of Rutgers University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary and was the pastor of the former Trinity Reformed Church in Amsterdam from 1981 until his retirement in 1988.

Reverend Shortway was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Robert Shortway.

He is survived by a brother-in-law, Henry VanderPlaat of Warwick, New York; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Donations may be made in Peter’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.