SACKETS HARBOR, NY — Christina “Tina” Foulger Harte, 59, of Ray Street, Sackets Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown. She was surrounded by her three children.
Tina was born on Aug. 25, 1960, in Tunbridge Wells, England. She was raised in an Irish Catholic family and was a devoted Catholic throughout her life. She emigrated to Canada in 1981 and then Watertown, NY, in 1982.
In her early years, Tina worked in a home for special needs youth, taught aerobics and swim classes, and was an active member of the local La Leche League. She poured her heart and soul into raising her three children with her former husband Marc Foulger and will be remembered as a loving mother.
Later, Tina obtained a master’s degree from SUNY Potsdam and spent many years teaching special education.
She was an avid traveler including a trip around the world in 1989 and numerous jaunts in her bright yellow jeep.
She enjoyed bike riding, camping, baking, sewing, shopping, and socializing with friends and family.
Tina is survived by a daughter Rebecca Sharkey and her husband John, a son Kyle Foulger and his fiancé Laura Welch, a daughter Natalie Mattis and her husband Alex; her grandchildren, Jack, Anna, and Blake; her mother Connie Morris; a sister, Ann Marchant and her husband John; two brothers, Peter and David Morris; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
She was predeceased by a brother, Collin Morris.
The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2020, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of her family. A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Condolences may be made online at www.reedbenoit.com
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.