Rose Marie "Shorty" Simonson, 69, of Johnstown, passed away unexpectedly on January 17, 2014, at her home. She was born August 3, 1944, in Gloversville, daughter of the late Gerald and Martha Splawnick Mills. She was educated in Gloversville schools and employed most of her life at the former MCA. She had also worked for a time at Wal-Mart, Lexington and McDonald's. Shorty, as she was affectionately known, was a long time N.Y. Yankee fan and a devoted Pittsburgh Steeler fan as well as cheering for the Dallas Cowboys. She loved to cook, she loved her pets and she loved Elvis! She will be sadly missed by her dear family and many friends.