Obituary: Catherine R. Owens

Catherine R. Owens

NAUGATUCK — Catherine R. Owens, 63, died peacefully on July 26, 2020, at Glendale Center.

Catherine was born on March 14, 1957, in Waterbury, daughter of the late James Joseph Owens Jr. and Patricia (Alexander) Owens, and had lived in Naugatuck all of her life. Cathy graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1976 and was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church.

Cathy is survived by her brother, Joseph Owens and his husband, Paul Plocha, of Naugatuck; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Calling hours will be Friday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Graveside services and burial will be Monday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Cathy’s memory, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Waterbury, 1555 Hamilton Ave., Waterbury, CT 06706.

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