Theodore "Fetchy" Michalsky
Stamford, Conn.-----Theodore “Fetchy” Michalsky, a lifelong resident of Stamford, CT, passed away March 30, 2010 in Meredith, NH where he lived for 4 years. His children were by his side. He was born October 19, 1917 to Peter and Mary (Chislock) Michalsky.
Ted graduated Stamford High School in 1935. He entered WWII in 1942 where he served with the 749th tank battalion as a medic. He saw action in Europe earning five battle stars for Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Alsace, Rhineland and Central Europe. He was discharged as a S/Sgt. He remained a member of the 749th Tank Battalion Association and the American Legion throughout his life.
Ted worked for Pitney-Bowes, Inc. for 34 years as an assembler and a setup operator. He was a member of the Golden Oldies and OVAL Club of Pitney-Bowes.
He loved gardening, attending Army reunions throughout the country, animals, both wild and domestic, and golf and enjoyed following the winter circuit. Mostly though, Ted loved his home and being with family and friends. He will be missed.
Besides his parents, Ted was predeceased by his wife 63 years, Monica, who passed away December 14, 2006, two sisters, Julia Koda and Mildred Michalsky, of Stamford, two brothers, Stephen Michalsky of Stamford and Paul Michalsky of Homestead, FL.
He is survived by a brother, Walter Michalsky, and his wife, Regina, of Stamford, a son, Paul, of New Hampshire, a daughter, Monica, and her husband, Tom, also of New Hampshire, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for both Ted and his wife, Monica, Saturday, April 24th at 10:00am at St. Aloysius Parish, 40 Maple St. New Canaan, Conn.
Burial will follow in the family lot at Lakeview Cemetery, South Main Street, New Canaan, Conn.
In lieu of flowers, please give to a charity of your choice.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is in charge of the arrangements.