Elaine Marie Tlasky, 80, of New Milford, died Oct. 4, 2011, at Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center in New Milford. She was the widow of Arnold Vincent Tlasky.

Mrs. Tlasky was born July 7, 1931, in Danbury, daughter of the late John and Hilda McStay O'Hara.

She worked for 15 years at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in New Milford, retiring in 1996.

Mrs. Tlasky is survived by two sons, Mark Tlasky, and his wife, Konnie, of New Milford, and Peter Tlasky, and his wife, Donna, of New Fairfield; two daughters, LuAnn Tremmel, and her husband, Mike, of New Milford, and Diane Goetz, and her husband, Chris, of New Milford; a sister, Joan Ziegler of Danbury; and six grandchildren, Michael Tremmel, Nicole Tremmel, Brooke Tlasky, Christopher Tlasky, Daniel Tlasky and Kaitlyn Goetz. She was predeceased by a grandson, Ryan Tlasky.

Burial was in St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford. The Lillis Funeral Home in New Milford was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Ryan M. Tlasky Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Mark Tlasky, 11 Brushy Hill Road, New Milford, CT. 06776.