Martha A. Harvey

Martha A. Harvey, 73, of Redfield, passed away on June 23, 2012 at her daughter’s home, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 31, 1939 in Long Lake, N.Y a daughter of Hamor and Harriet Brown Houghton. Maratha was a graduate of Long Lake High school class of 1956. On January 28, 1961 Martha was united in marriage to Louis R. Harvey in Redfield, N.Y. Louis passed away on December 15, 1987. Martha and Louis were janitors for the Redfield Union School for a few years. Then Martha was the Post Master at the Redfield post office for 30 plus years, retiring in 2000. She was a member of the Florence United Methodist Church and was a very active person in many organizations and her church. Redfield Rebekah Lodge, Osceola Public Library and a Ladies Craft group. Martha enjoyed taking bus trips with her friends but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving Martha are a daughter, Michele Myslivecek, Redfield; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Gregg and Amy Harvey, West Chazy NY, Kevin and Jody Harvey, Berlin NJ; two step daughters, Sally and Roy Montieth, Redfield NY, Deborah and Edward Montieth Redfield NY; a sister Lois and Lanny McAveigh, Norwich; twelve grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Martha was predeceased by a son Matthew John Harvey, and siblings William, Hamor Jr., John, Arthur, Bertha, Mary (Belle) and Lydia.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday June 28, 2012 at 1 p.m. at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main Street Camden. Calling hours are Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will take place in Redfield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Redfield Fire Dept. or the Florence United Methodist Church.

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