Alta Flagler

Alta M. Flagler

1935 - 2019

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ALBANY – Alta M. Flagler, 84, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at St. Peter’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.


Born in Rotterdam, NY on July 26, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Alta (Phelps) Wagner.  Survivors include her children, Mark (Tina), Dawn, Cheryl and Scott Flagler, all of Albany; siblings Edward Wagoner and Ethel Walker; grandchildren, Paul, Jennifer (Rudy), Melissa (Ron) and Brittany (Collin) and great grandson, Devin.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by siblings, James Wagoner, Dorothy Thorpe, Marlene Goska and Janet Rector; and husband Howard J. Flagler.  Alta loved going to the casino, playing Nintendo games and going on road trips to Maine with her sister, Ethel.  The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at St. Peter’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3 West, for their loving care and compassion.


Services will be private at Alta’s request.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either the Susan G. Komen Foundation ( or American Lung Association (

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