Katalin “Kay” Buffington, 69, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away peacefully on March 24, 2022, after her second courageous battle with lung cancer. Kay was born on May 12, 1952, in Budapest, Hungary, to the late Boldizsar and Rozalia Vasmatics.
She grew up in West Haven, Conn., and studied to be a seamstress at Eli Whitney Technical High School, where she graduated with honors in 1972.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rozalia Tuttle.
She is survived by her daughters, Peggy Drum (Glenn) and Kelly Siglinger (Craig); and her five grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home on April 2, 2022, at 3 p.m. with Eddie Karriker officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in her memory to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County at https://apps.hoic.org/donate-now.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Buffington family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.