Laura Walka

May 21, 1921April 13, 2019

Laura (Kellenberger) Walka 97 of Secaucus died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday April 13, 2019 at her home.

She was born in Union Hill NJ and has resided in Secaucus since 1948.

She was the loving wife of Francis Walka who died in 2016.

She is survived by her son Frank and his companion Marcia Barker; her loving grandchildren Karen Bierman, Jodie Haefele, Carol Cardaci and Frank Walka Jr.; and four great grandchildren;

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00AM at the Mack Memorial Home 1245 Paterson Plank Rd. Secaucus. Burial will be held at the Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Laura Walka

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Tom Hughes

April 16, 2019

Dear Frankie: I just heard from Debbie that Aunt Laura had died. You have my most sincere condolences. She and Uncle Frank were two of the kindest people I ever knew in my life. I was lucky to have them as my aunt and uncle, and just as lucky to have you as a cousin. I visited your Mom until I moved to Georgia in May 2016, and I was often able to make her laugh and if I told her enough old stories, she would frequently remember for a while and we'd talk as if it were 40 years before. Not for long stretches, but she had a great, wicked sense of humor, even for those few minutes, and we shared some great laughs. I'll never forget that laugh or her distinctive voice, and I miss having Uncle Frank and Aunt Laura in a world that needs more people like them. --Much love, Tommy Hughes

Loraine Gomulka

April 16, 2019

My Aunt Laura., my Godmother and my friend!! A lady with a big heart!! A fun, caring, beautiful person. Aunt Laura and my Uncle Frank what a pair of great people!!! I was very lucky to have had them in my life. They are missed. I’ve missed them for awhile now. She is celebrating with all her loved ones waiting for her including my mom. Alice. We definitely have another angel .. I love you Aunt Laura!!!