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 A Ted Vonasek

A Ted Vonasek

Birth
Stafford Springs, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Death 10 Jun 2014 (aged 81)
Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 131656458 · View Source
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Ted Vonasek, 81, of Willington, CT, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born on November 29, 1932 in Stafford Springs, CT, son of the late Otto and Catherine (Zelinka) Vonasek. He attended Willington Public Schools and Windham High School (Class of 1950) where he enjoyed playing sports. Shortly after graduation, he enlisted in the US Navy. He proudly served on the USS Magoffin (APA 199) for four years as an electricians mate during the Korean Conflict, operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. After being discharged from the Navy, he worked for the Connecticut Department of Transportation for 39 years, retiring as an electrical engineer. After retirement he enjoyed a second career as an electrical consultant. He was a devoted family man, appreciated his many great friends, and he loved hosting parties surrounded by his family and friends. He had a lifelong love of the sea and he spent many happy hours on his boats fishing in and around Mystic, CT. In recent years, he has enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He truly loved hearing their stories and watching their sports in person or on his computer. Ted is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia (Bradley) Vonasek; three children, Joanne V. Yandow and her husband David, Debra Fraser and her husband David, and Ted Vonasek; grandchildren, Tricia, Morgan, Stephanie, and David Yandow, Carly Fraser Doria and her husband Matt, Courtney Fraser, Taylor and Brooke Vonasek, Ashley Carlson and her husband Nate, and Troy Burns; great grandchildren, Zadie, Parker, Logan and Dylan; brother, Kenneth Vonasek and his wife Gayle; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Barry and Jackie Bradley and Joyce and Victor Guardo; aunt, Betty Borovicka; and several nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 10 A.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Willington Hill Cemetery, Willington, CT. Calling hours are on Friday from 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Federated Church of Willington, 132 River Rd., Willington, CT 06279, or to the donor's choice. For online condolences or directions, please visit: www.introvignefuneralhome.com


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  • Created by: Perry W. Caldwell
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131656458
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for A Ted Vonasek (29 Nov 1932–10 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131656458, citing Willington Hill Cemetery, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Perry W. Caldwell (contributor 47042396) .