Kaitlyn Margaret "Katie" Jones, 17, of Elkton, Fla., passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at her home. Katie was born in Jacksonville, but had lived most of her life in St. Augustine and was going into her sophomore year at Pedro Menendez High School. In her middle school years she enjoyed being a member of the Sparkler Cheer Team at Nease High School, and competing in bowling competitions with the Special Olympics. She loved "glitter and bling" and was very interested in fashion and was known to many as "The Fashion Queen of St. Augustine". She loved music, dancing and parties, and was always very happy, and could light up a room with her smile. She easily became acquainted with people and never met a stranger. Katie was truly a special young woman and had touched the hearts of many.
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Katie is survived by her parents, Jack and Patricia Jones of Elkton; sisters, Stephanie Jones Harmon (Monte) of Terre Haute, Ind., Summer R. Jones of St. Augustine; a brother, Jason C. Jones of St. Augustine; maternal grandmother, Margaret R. Dirgo of Milford, Conn.; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Rosemary Naugle of Dunn, N.C.; aunts, Dawn Dirgo Blalock (Victor), Margaret Dirgo Francouer, Cathy J. Blackburn (Bernie); uncles, Jack Dirgo, John Wasko, cousins, Austin and Madison Dirgo, Michelle Francouer, Edward Dirgo and many other cousins and family members. Katie was preceded in death by her Grandfather, Edward J. Dirgo and Uncle Richard M. Dirgo
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug 8, 2014, at St. Johns Family Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at St. Johns Family Funeral Home.
St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
St. John's Family Funeral Home & Crematory
385 SR 207
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Published in St. Augustine Record on Aug. 5, 2014