Frederick S. Flinchbaugh

RED LION Frederick S. "Snick" Flinchbaugh, 87, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Doris L. (Strickler) Flinch-baugh to whom he was married for 67 years. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth R. Gibson officiating. A visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Windsor Church of God Cemetery. A flag presentation ceremony will be provided by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Born January 18, 1925 in Windsor, he was a son of the late Ivan C. and Flora (Oberdorff) Flinchbaugh. He was employed in the assembly department at Caterpillar for 17 years until his retirement in 1985. A United States Navy Veteran of World War II, he was a member of the USS Alabama Battleship Association. He was very involved with Pleasant View Brethren in Christ Church where he attended and enjoyed reading the bible, which he referred to as the "instruction book of life". He also liked visiting flea markets and antiquing with his wife. Mr. Flinchbaugh is survived by one daughter, Beverly A. Flinchbaugh of Red Lion and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Lonnie E. Flinchbaugh and six brothers and two sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Brethren in Christ Church, 434 E. Lancaster St., Red Lion, Pa 17356, or York Rescue Mission, 367 W. Market Street, York, Pa 17401. Send condolences at

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Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
(717) 244-6991

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 31, 2012