Frances Walka, 98, a longtime resi­dent of Mahopac, passed away on Sep­tember 29, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Walks was born on Febru­ary 12, 1913, to Joseph and Frances (Mach) Vondras, in New York City.

On November 28, 1934 she married Rudolph Walka and they resided in Jackson Heights, Queens. Mrs. Wal­ka was a homemaker and dedicated her entire life to her family. In 1954, Frances and Rudolph took their fam­ily to Mahopac to enjoy their summer months and made Mahopac their per­manent residence in 1971.

Mrs. Walka was an active member of her community. From 1973 to 1998 she was the RSVP for the Carmel Se­nior

Citizens, she was also a member of St. John the Evangelist Altar Rosary and St. John the Evangelist Columbi­ettes.

She is survived by her three loving daughters, Janet Breister of Osprey, Fla., Christina Walka of Mahopac; and Sharon Herzog of Mahopac; four ador­ing grandchildren; and seven wonder­ful great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her loving husband, Rudolph. A visitation was held on Monday, October 3, at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc. and a Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, October 4, at St. John the Evangelist.

Arrangements were made by Car­gain Funeral Homes, Inc., 418 Route Six, Mahopac.

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