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Wanda Elaine (Grove) Flinchbaugh Dezercie, 95, formerly of York, was living in Osprey, Fla., when she entered into eternal rest after a brief illness at 4:36 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2015, at Venice Bayfront Regional Hospital.

She was the wife of Dawson Eli Flinchbaugh, who entered into rest in 1981, and Amedee Derzercie, who entered into rest in 2000.Elaine was born in Red Lion, on August 17, 1920, and was the daughter of the late Luther Earl and Anna Mae (Matthews) Grove.

She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Osprey, Fla. She attended Penn State for three years and then continued her education at the Maryland College for Women where she received a B.S. degree as a Therapeutic Dietitian upon graduation. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Elaine did volunteer work and was also a dealer in antiques for many years.

She is survived by a daughter, Emily J. Brewer and husband, Ed of Englewood, Fla.; two sons, Dawson Edmund Flinchbaugh and his wife, Betty of Camp Hill, and Bradley Grove Flinchbaugh of York; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Edmund Grove.

There will be no viewing. Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion, will be assisting the family with the arrangements. A Service of Honor and Praise for Elaine and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Pastor Timothy Hoffman of Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewisberry will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered to: American Lung Association of PA, 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011; or to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090.

Elaine loved her family and loved life. She was a very outgoing person and made friends with everyone. She will be greatly missed by everyone."God saw her getting tired and a cure was not to be, so He put His arms around her and whispered, "Come To Me."

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