Catherine Z. Vonasek

  • DIED: October 25, 2013
  • LOCATION: Mansfield, Connecticut

Catherine Z. Vonasek, 99, of Willington, CT, wife of the late Otto Vonasek and Philip Bugbee, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2013. She was born in Tolland, CT, daughter of the late Stephen and Anastasia (Zaplawa) Zelinka. Catherine retired from the Physics Department at the University of Connecticut as department head secretary. She was a member of the Federated Church of Willington, the Willington Senior Center, and the Czechoslovak American Club of Willington. Catherine is survived by her two sons, A. Ted Vonasek and his wife Patricia of Willington, CT, and Kenneth J. Vonasek and his wife Gayle of Marlborough, MA; five grandchildren, Joanne Yandow and her husband David, Debra Fraser and her husband David, Theodore Scot Vonasek, Kevin Vonasek and his wife Chau, and Kara Blankner and her husband Chris; eight great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; sister, Elizabeth Borovicka; and several nieces and nephews. Her funeral service will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. Burial will follow in Willington Hill Cemetery, Willington, CT. Calling hours are on Sunday from 3-5 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Federated Church of Willington, 132 River Rd., Willington, CT 06279, or the Willington Senior Center, 60 Old Farms Rd., Willington, CT 06279. For online condolences or directions, please visit:


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