Age 66, of the South Side, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born on July 15, 1955, to Olga and Ignatius Walko, both deceased. Beloved sister of Rose Walko Breen (Joe), Thomas Walko (deceased in 2019), Dan Walko ( Mary Jean). Affectionately known as AK (Aunt Kathy) to niece, Jessica Walko Rimkus (Mike) and their children, Madilyn, Jacob and Danielle, nephews, Daniel Walko, Jr. (Anna), Matt Walko (Lauren) and Chris Walko (Leann and Baby Walko). Kathy loved her two godchildren, Josh Palashoff and Matt Walko. Kathy will be missed by cousins and friends. She graduated from South High School in 1973. She worked at Fisher Scientific for 38 years in Accounts Payable and belonged to Fisher's 25 year club. Kathy was a great caregiver to her mom, Olga. She was also a loving aunt. She was an avid sports fan, reader, and Netflix watcher. Friends received on Tuesday, October 12th from 11-8 PM in Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Inc. 2323 E. Carson St. A Parastas service will be held on Tuesday, October 19th at 9:00 AM in the funeral home. Funeral Service will follow in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 109 South 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA. 15203 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Cemetery Fund.
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