April 9, 2010
USA: Celebrating 100 Years
. MILFORD, Massachusetts / The Milford Daily News / April 9, 2010 By Jacob Belcher / Daily News staff HOPEDALE — Ellen Fettig of Hopedale celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday afternoon at her home in Hopedale where she lives with her daughter Marjorie Clinton. Fettig credits her longevity to living a consistently healthy lifestyle, abstaining from alcohol and drugs all her life, and eating well. Fettig, who has lived in Hopedale for the past 73 years, moved into town from her native Canada when she was 18 years old, meeting her husband Alfred at a concert in Hopedale. Fettig worked at the then-Milford Hospital as a housekeeper for 15 years when it was a teaching hospital for nurses. Jacob Belcher/Daily News staff [rc] Copyright 2010 The Milford Daily News.