Michael "Mick" Walko

September 9, 1929 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 90)



On Sunday August 16, 2020 at age 90, “Mickey” Walko of Wall Borough, passed.  Mickey was a retired master machinist for the former Westinghouse Research in Churchill.

He was especially proud of the work he did on machining parts for the orbital welder, which is installed on the International Space Station.  He also did work for NASA’s Apollo Moon project.

Son of the late John and Anna (Tkach) Walko.  Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Aspley) Walko.  Brother of Margaret Henderson, Mary Jane Wederich and brother-in-law Louis Leporace; and the late Martha Leporace (his twin), John F. Walko Sr., Dr. Helen Gurson, Ann Mehlmauer and Florence Van Dyke; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was loved by all who knew him and will be dearly missed.

A private gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, Pa 15148, 412-824-4332. Please visit for online condolences.

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