Alice H. Galka

Alice H. Galka of Riverhead died Dec. 19 at The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. She was 91.She was born July 27, 1928, to Mary and Frank Pierzchanowski in Riverhead.
Ms. Galka graduated from Riverhead High School and was employed as a house attendant at Little Flower Children’s Home. She enjoyed gardening, bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.
Ms. Galka was predeceased by her husband, Theodore, in 2008 and daughter Rosemary in 2001. She is survived by her children Richard, of Florida, Thomas, of Calverton, David, of Florida, Beverly Courtenay of Riverhead and Theodore Jr., of Florida; 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Visitors were received Dec. 22 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A Mass took place Dec. 23 at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.