Catherine “Rita” Walker

November 17, 1949 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 72)


ELDRED, Pa. --- Catherine “Rita” Walker, 72, formerly of Rt. 446, passed away on Thursday (October 20, 2022) at the Kane Lutheran Home.

Born on November 17, 1949, she was the daughter of Darwin F. and Renee (Jackie) Polome Walker.  She was a 1967 Graduate of Otto Eldred High School.

Rite worked at the American Olean Tile Plant for 30 years prior to her retirement.  She was a steward in the Union for many years and was also on the Compensation Board.  Traveling to the New England States and driving fast were a couple of the things she enjoyed along with the Casino, Bingo, Euchre and Canasta.  Rita was also a very talented artist and a wonderful caretaker for her mother for many years.

Surviving is one son, Darwin Walker of Wilcox, one brother, Robert (Brenda) Curtis of Eldred, one sister, Peggy (Bruce) Manning of Port Allegany, one half-brother, Gregg Walker, three grandchildren; Matt Grassi of Bradford, Scott Walker of Limestone, Ashley Walker of N.C., Four great grandchildren, Brycason, Alyvia, Elyssa and Kayden of Limestone; one nephew, John Manning of Belgium, and one niece, Traci Manning of Hermitage, Pa.

Preceding her in death including her parents, is one half- brother, Chris Walker.

Following Catherine’s wishes there will be no public services held.  

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