Niagara Gazette


January 7, 2013

Diane D. Walck

NIAGARA FALLS — Diane D. (Dargis) Walck, 77, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2013 in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in Niagara Falls, NY, following a brief illness. Born on December 10, 1935 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Ciurylo) Dargis.

Mrs. Walck was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area. Diane attended local Catholic schools and graduated from LaSalle High School in 1953. On August 5, 1961, she married Allen P. Walck, Sr. in St. John de LaSalle Roman Catholic Church. Mrs. Walck worked for Carborundum, Niagara County Community College and Hooker Chemical. Later, Diane was employed as a secretary for St. Peter's Lutheran Church, until her retirement in 1997. She was a communicant of the former St. Charles Roman Catholic Church in Niagara Falls, NY. Mrs. Walck enjoyed gardening.  Above all, Diane loved spending time with her family, who were the center of her life.

In addition to her beloved husband of 51 years, Mrs. Walck is survived by two sons, Allen P. (Audrey) Walck, Jr. of Avon, NY and Christopher Walck of the Town of Niagara, NY; and two grandsons, Zachary and Benjamin Walck. Diane is also survived by two brothers, Stanley W. (Cleo) Dargis of Mountain View, AK and Kenneth R. (Patricia) Dargis of Wilmington, DE; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by an infant brother.

The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007). Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, January 10th, at 10:00 AM which will be celebrated in the historic Holy Trinity Church, 1419 Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Jacek Mazur serving as Celebrant.  EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.  

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