Judith Elizabeth Flanagan Harter

February 19, 2023
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Middlesex- Judith Elizabeth Flanagan Harter, age 101, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023.

Friends may call on Saturday (Feb. 25th) from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Middlesex Baptist Church, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions in Judy’s name can be made to Middlesex Baptist Church, P.O. Box 57, Middlesex, NY 14507; Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, 817 St. Rt. 245, Middlesex, NY 14507; or to the Middlesex Heritage Group, 1216 St. Rt. 245, Middlesex, NY 14507.

Judy was born on Jan. 10, 1922, to the late Thomas W. and Lucy Fires Flanagan. She was a graduate of Middlesex Valley Central School, Class of 1938. On June 9, 1939, she married Frederick T. Harter, who predeceased her on Jan. 13, 1993. Judy retired as Postmaster of the Middlesex, NY Post Office in 1983. She enjoyed wintering in Arizona with her family for many years.

She was a member of the Middlesex Baptist Church, the Robson-Savage American Legion Auxiliary, 17th Century Colonial Dames, Order of the Eastern Star #377 and was a founding member of the Middlesex Heritage Group. She served many years on the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance.

 Judy is survived by her children, Carol  J. Cucinotta, Michael (Carol Ann) Harter, Sharon Rose (Benoit) LaVoie, Judith Anne (Emmett) Smith and Frederick C. (Joan) Harter; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Judy was predeceased by her parents, husband and a sister, Margaret Dunton.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to the Harter Family.



Middlesex Baptist Church

Saturday, February 25, 2023
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Middlesex Baptist Church
West Avenue, Middlesex
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Funeral Service

Middlesex Baptist Church

Saturday, February 25, 2023
11:00 AM
Middlesex Baptist Church
West Avenue, Middlesex
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Tina King from Mims, FL on Feb. 20, 2023

So sorry to hear. She was a great lady! Love and prayers to the family!

Jean Savage from Middlesex, New York on Feb. 20, 2023

I’m so very sorry to hear of Judy’s passing, she was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed .

Joanne Burley from Canandaigua on Feb. 20, 2023

My condolences to the family. Judy was such a beautiful person, inside and out. Many fond memories of her coming in the bank in Rushville. She always had a smile on her face and greeted me with her soft voice. She lived a very long life.

Susan Wignall-Buongiorno from Manchester CT on Feb. 21, 2023

I have never forgotten how much your family supported and helped us when we lived in Middlesex. There will always be a special place in my heart for your Mom and Dad. Thinking of all of you in this sad time. With love, Sue

Anne Lincoln from Bloomfield, NY on Feb. 21, 2023

Sending love and prayers to you. Carol, I was a friend of yours from Geneseo (Anne Armstrong) and I know you will miss your mom. May God hold all of you in the palm of His hand. ❤️❤️

Donna Hill from Mt.Morris ,NY on Feb. 21, 2023

Dear Rick & Joan, and Fam, So sorry for your loss, but it is Gods great plan for all of us. We won’t know for sure when, but it will come and now we can rejoice knowing your Mom knew the Lord, and she will have streets of gold. God Bless you and all your family. Love to you all, Donna Hill

Linda Bruce from Lakeland, FL on Feb. 22, 2023

For those we love, Almighty God, we entrust all who are dear to us to thy never failing care and love, for this life and the life to come, knowing that thou art doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen In deepest Sympathy, Linda

Laura (Elwell) Mixner from Bridgeton, NJ on Feb. 22, 2023

What a lovely lady Judy was! One of the best Sunday School teachers in the world. I fondly remember her gracious spirit and her joy in the Lord. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the extended family. She will be dearly missed.

Wayne/ Leslie Smith from Canandaigua, NY on Feb. 24, 2023

Sorry about Judy, she was a wonderful person. Sorry we cannot be with you on Sat. A special Hello to Mike and the to the family.
Wayne & Leslie Smith

Carol Andrews Riley from minneapolis minnesota on Feb. 27, 2023

Beautiful Judy. The heart and soul of Middlesex. I loved seeing her in the post office where she was a delightful presence. Such a wonderful family. Condolences and God bless.

Wanda Polisseni from Fairport, New York on Mar. 3, 2023

Sending my condolences to you and your families, Mike and Carol. What a grand life she was blessed to live. I am so very sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace in the days ahead.

Linda Brink from Tiverton, Rhode Island on Apr. 5, 2023

I’m so sorry to hear about Mrs. Harter’s passing. I lived in Middlesex many years ago and remember her as a very sweet person. My sincere condolences to her family.

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