DUDLEY — Rita J. Fettig, 74, of Dudley died Tuesday, August 20 at St.Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

Rita was born October 7, 1944 in Webster. She is the daughter of the late Henry Dancause and the late Doris Latour

She is survived by her husband of almost 55 years .Walter E Fettig , one daughter: Kimberly Tonkin of Dudley and one son: Keith Fettig and his wife Cheryl of Thompson, Conn.;  two sisters: Janice Kekelik  and her husband Richard  of Dudley, and Beatrice Young of Pepperell,; She also has four granddaughters Angel Mikayla Tonkin, Haley Fettig,  Kiana Tonkin, and  Brooke Fettig; and several nieces and nephews.

She graduated from Bartlett High School  in 1962 and enjoyed being a homemaker, a loving wife and mother. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Rita enjoyed shopping, antiques, bingo, flea markets and most of all decorating her home.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27 at St. Anthony Of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Rd., Dudley.  There are no calling hours.

Bartel Funeral Home & Chapel, 33 Schofield Ave., Dudley, is in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital,501 ST. Jude PL Memphis TN 38105-9959  or Shriners Hospital For Children, 516 Carew St, Springfield  MA 01104-2396 www.bartelfuneralhome.com

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