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Lynn Derby Van Lear, 57, was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on April 19, 2013.

She is survived by her parents, Curt and Midge Derby; Lynn's husband of 38 years, John Van Lear; their daughters, Andrea Van Lear Arbour and Leslie Van Lear Thimmes; and two grandsons. Lynn is also survived by her sister, Hillary Derby Hughes and brother, Daniel Derby.

Lynn was a 1974 graduate of Coshocton High School, a Vietnam-era veteran in the United States Army and was employed at the Kennedy Space Center for 27 years as a configuration Management Analyst on the United States Space Shuttle fleet. Lynn was an active member of the First Baptist church of Merritt Island and a licensed CNA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the First Baptist Church of Merritt Island.

Family will receive friends Monday, April 22, 2013 from 4-6pm at First Baptist Church of Merritt Island where funeral services will follow at 6:00pm.

You may sign Lynn's guestbook at


Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Apr. 21, 2013
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