Sharon M. Wagner Harten, 73, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Sharon M. Wagner Harten, 73, Watertown, and widow of Donald Harten, passed away Sunday Sept. 8, 2019, at her home.

The funeral will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.  Calling hours are 4 to 6 p.m. prior to the funeral.

She was born May 23, 1946, in Watertown, a daughter to Robert and Bernice Wilson Wagner.

She married Donald Harten on Jan. 10, 1966, in Watertown.  Mr. Harten passed away July 18, 2017.

Sharon was a licensed practical nurse at Samaritan Medical Center, retiring after 37 years of service. She also did private duty nursing.

She enjoyed knitting, thrift shopping, reading and being a caregiver.

Sharon is survived by her children, Greg Harten, Donna (Theodore) Beutel, Brian, David, and Randy Harten, all of Watertown; 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Linda (Daniel) Schler, Clayton; a niece and 2 nephews.

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