Kathleen "Kitty" (Fetcho) Michalek, 82, of New Milford, died Dec. 26, 2011, at New Milford Hospital. She was the wife of the late Walter "Punky" Michalek.

Mrs. Michalek was born June 11, 1929, in New Milford, daughter of the late John P. and Stella (Couchevitz) Fetcho.

She worked for many years in her family business, Fetcho's Market, in New Milford.

Mrs. Michalek was a lifelong communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church in New Milford.

She is survived by a son, Ron Michalek, and his wife, Charlene; two granddaughters, Rhonda Michalek, and Stella Vochis, and her husband, Michael; two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Nicholas Vochis; a sister-in-law, Dottie Michalek DeCosa; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, John Fetcho Jr. and Catherine Fetcho.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today (Friday) at 10 a.m., at St. Francis Xavier Church, 26 Chestnutland Road, New Milford. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, New Milford.

Friends may call today (Friday) from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St., New Milford.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 1 Elm St., New Milford, CT 06776.