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Josephine Dorothy "Josie" Ovies Drago
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1933
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: May 5, 2000
Affton
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Lived 66 year 9 months 28 days.

Josephine D Ovies married her US NAVY husband, Jack Jones on 28 July 1951. After his Naval Duties, they started their family. First born, daughter Antoinette "Toni" Mary Jones on 8 Apr 1953, then Michael Joseph Jones, on 20 Feb 1955. Tragically, 3 months and 18 days later, that sweet baby, Michael, had died. It was the morning of June 8th 1955, when Jack found his lifeless baby boy's body. Cause of death - SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Later, 3 additional daughters; Cathy Anne, Judith "Judy" Mary Ann, and Patricia "Patti" Jones were born.
Unfortunately, the death of Michael broke their family into a million pieces. Josie and Jack divorced in February of 1963.

Father:
John "Juan" Ovies y Menendez
Birthplace:Avilés,Asturias,España. Emigrated in 1917 thru Ellis Island, New York, to St. Louis City, Missouri.
Mother:
Maria de la Encarnación Díaz y Menéndez Birthplace: Oviedo, Asturias, España.
Emigrated in 1920,from Spain to Havana Cuba, to New Orleans, Louisiana, then to St. Louis City, Missouri.

3 Sisters,
Mary Etelvina Ferderbar,
Angeline Marguerite Corich,
Josefina Ovies,
1 brother:
Joseph John Ovies,


Josie D. Drago {nee Ovies} is survived by her daughters: Toni (Dino) Fuse, Cathy Fletcher,
Judy (Dave) Sauer, & Patti (Carl) Zavorka. Dear Sister to Angie (Frank) Corich, Sister-in-law to Dutch Ferderbar,
Dear Aunt to Joe(Paula)Clements, John (Evie) Corich, Linda Jon Michal) Oriot. Seven Grandchildren: Michael, Melissa, Chris, Tony, Timmy, Natalie & Claudia. Dear Cousin, Aunt, Great Aunt & Friend to many.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Juan Ovies y Menendez (1896 - 1960)
  Maria de la Encarnacion Diaz y Menendez Ovies (1892 - 1970)
 
 Spouses:
  J. B. Jones (1932 - 1999)*
  Stephen Joseph Drago (1921 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Michael Joseph Jones (1955 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maria Etelvina Ovies Ferderbar (1922 - 1974)*
  Josefina Ovies y Díaz (1924 - 1927)*
  Joseph John Ovies (1926 - 1990)*
  Infant Male Ovies Y Diaz (1929 - 1929)*
  Josephine Dorothy Ovies Drago (1933 - 2000)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JOSEPHINE D. DRAGO
nee OVIES
July 8, 1933___May 5, 2000

^j^
MICHAEL J. JONES
Infant Son
Feb.20-June 8, 1955
 
Burial:
Resurrection Cemetery
Affton
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec 43 Lot 707 Grave#6
GPS (lat/lon): 38.57543, -90.32635
 
Created by: Patti Jones Zavorka
Record added: Nov 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62321113
Josephine Dorothy Josie <i>Ovies</i> Drago
Added by: Patti Jones Zavorka
 
Josephine Dorothy Josie <i>Ovies</i> Drago
Added by: Patti Jones Zavorka
 
Josephine Dorothy Josie <i>Ovies</i> Drago
Added by: Patti Jones Zavorka
 
 
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I miss you everyday. Thanks for being not only a MOM, but also a Friend..You are in my heart & in my prayers. ^j^
- Patti Jones Zavorka
 Added: Dec. 20, 2011
 
 
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