GOSHEN — Flossie Maloney, 96, died Thursday morning at Greencroft Goshen Health Care, where she had been a resident 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, Goshen, and Betta Strahm Murdick, Berne; longtime friend from World War II, Marina Valet, 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, the JL Hudson Department Store and the Lutheran School for the Deaf, all of Detroit, Mich.
She was a member of Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church, Goshen.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m., funeral service Monday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. The Rev. Karl Yoder, her nephew, and the Rev. Russ Hunsberger of Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church will officiate.
Burial will follow in West Goshen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church.
To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.