Donald L. Flinchbaugh

Donald L. Flinchbaugh, 84, of Gerry, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing.

He was born Oct. 7, 1933, in Dallastown, Pa., a son of the late Woodrow and Marian Hostler Flinchbaugh.

He was a 1951 graduate of Dallastown High School.

Prior to his retirement he was employed by Crawford Furniture as director of purchasing. He earlier had worked for Jamestown Sterling for five years and Ethan Allen for 15 years.

He was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ and later Lakewood United Methodist Church serving both churches as choir director.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley Libby Flinchbaugh, whom he married May 30, 1958; two children: Julie (Mike) Anderson of Jamestown and Todd (Donna) Flinchbaugh of Gerry; two grandchildren: Tara (Daniel) Barrett of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Troy Flinchbaugh of Jamestown; a great-grandson, Jack Barrett; a sister, Barbara Wise of Dallastown, Pa.; and a brother, Timothy Flinchbaugh of State College, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will not be observed.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York, 2805 Wehrle Dr, Buffalo, NY 14221.

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