Surviving are parents Earl and Patricia Talada Walker; children; Jamie (Susan) Mott, Timothy ( April) Mott, Robert (Michelle) Mott; The love of her life, Ken Eighmey; grandchildren, Troy, Tyler, Cory, Mikayla, Dylan, Kaylee, and Kristina; sisters Sharon (Phil) Brown, Sandra Wolf, Anna (John) Moretz; sister inlaw, Deb Walker; brother, John (Barbara Craig) Walker.
Rita was a member of the Rural Letter Carriers Association,; A letter Carrier for the US Postal Service.
Family received friends on Sunday January 18, at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Elmira, NY with funeral and committal service following. Reverend Jennifer Wolf officiated.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing may make memorials The American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790 or Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Road, Towanda, PA 18848.