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Obituary of Edith F. Harter


Edith F. Harter, 87, of Prospect St., Homer, passed away on March 12, 2022.


A lifelong area resident, she was born July 21, 1934, a daughter of the late Bennie and Ruth Stevens Seager.

Edith had been employed for 25 years at the Homer IGA and for 25 years at H&R Block.

Grandma, as she was affectionately known by many people, devoted her life to her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great mother.

Surviving are her children, Mike Harter; Robert ‘Buddy’ (Linda) Harter and Sherry Burns of Homer; and Connie (Russell) Vinnedge of Preble; as well as several grandchildren; great grandchildren and her beloved fur baby, Maddy.

Edith was predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Harter in 2003; her daughter, Debbie Breidinger; three grandchildren, Cathy Burns, Jeffrey Stout and Sara Helms and her brother, Dean Stevens.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Harter’s name may be directed to the Cortland County SPCA, 879 McLean Rd., Cortland, NY 13045.

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