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Posted on April 27, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

March 31, 1917 - April 25, 2013

GOSHEN — Flossie Maloney, 96, died Thursday morning, April 25, 2013, at Greencroft Goshen Healthcare, where she had been since 2009.

She was born March 31, 1917, in Goshen to Seymour and Carje (Strayer) Cripe.

She married John J. Maloney, Aug. 2, 1942, in Goshen. He died Jan. 12, 1996.

She is survived by two sisters, Donna Yoder of Goshen and Betta Strahm Murdick of Berne; longtime friend from World War II, Marina Valet of Dumbea, New Caledonia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Gladys Cripe, Agnes Economos and Adah Holdeman; and three brothers, Robert, Alfred and Henry Cripe.

A 1934 graduate of Goshen High School, Mrs. Maloney graduated from International Business College Fort Wayne. She worked at Remington Rand Typewriters, J.L. Hudsons Department Store and The Lutheran School for the Deaf, all in Detroit. She was a member of Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, funeral service at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. The Rev. Karl Yoder, her nephew, and the Rev. Russ Hunsberger, Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in West Goshen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church.