Thomas Robert Valatka


With an open heart and open home, Thomas gave selflessly to others throughout his life. 

His kindness and generosity touched the lives of many, and he will be truly missed. 


To ensure your generosity and support are acknowledged - and to help protect you from future solicitations - the Valatka Family has requested that memorial contributions be made through IN MEMORY OF to the following



Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy.  Their strategy for ending Parkinson’s is to build a team of leaders in research, health care and the patient community, and then mobilize them to work toward the cure together. 

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Catholic Charities USA

The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide service to people in need, to advocate for justice in social structures, and to call the entire church and other people of good will to do the same. CCUSA represents agencies across the country that serve the nation’s poorest and most vulnerable regardless of faith, with programs and efforts focused on feeding the hungry, providing shelter for those in need, disaster relief, adoption assistance, training and education, and caring for the vulnerable.

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Mercer Street Friends food bank

Mercer Street Friends was founded in 1958 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) who were concerned about the decaying Trenton community and its impact on residents. Since then, the organization has grown into a multi-faceted human service agency serving more than 20,000 families throughout Mercer County who face the challenges and impacts of poverty, Its integrated programs and services target disparities related to: education, food insecurity, parental and family wellness, youth enrichment opportunities and community-building capacity, with the goal of helping those overcome poverty and its lasting detrimental effects.

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Your Support Shared with the Family

In Memory Of ensures that the family knows of your support.  All donor names will be sent to the family in a single letter, allowing your generosity to be known and acknowledged.  As it is the thought that counts, the amount of your donation will not be disclosed.


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By using In Memory Of, you are assured that your information will be kept confidential. We will not forward your name or contact information to the organization that received your donation, thereby preventing any future solicitation.


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To provide our services, cover credit card processing fees and grow our social organization, we receive six percent of the total contributions and add one dollar to the overall donation that will be charged to your card.



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