Joseph Daniel “Shorty” Theriot

Joseph Daniel “Shorty” Theriot, 91, a native of Berwick, passed away at the Dallas, Texas, Veterans Administration Hospital on July 3, 2011. He proudly served his country in the European theater with the U.S. Army, Company B from Berwick, during World War II.

Shorty was preceded in death by his father, Charles Joseph Theriot; his mother, Lillian Burke Theriot; his wife, Jewel Auenson Theriot; two brothers, Frank and Nick Theriot; and two sisters, Bessie Doiron and Dorothy Tacino.

Shorty is survived by one daughter, Beverly Theriot Hawbaker; two grandsons, Daniel Irwin Jr. and Stanley Hawbaker; and six great-grandchildren.

Services at the DFW National Cemetery in Dallas are pending. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, all donations be made to the Euless Senior Citizen Center, c/o Beverly Hawbaker, 814 Midcreek Drive, Euless, TX 76034.

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