Sister Kathleen Jones died peacefully this morning (21st November 2018) at 6.40am
Sister Kathleen Jones FMA was born in the Salesian Parish in Battersea and attended the Sacred Heart Parish Elemenatry School. She joined the Salesian Sisters and did her degree in Mathematics at Royal Holloway College in Egham before teaching at St John Bosco Girls Secondary School at Guildford Road. Sr Kathleen was the last Head of St John Bosco and then served as Deputy Head in the new amalgamated Salesian School, in charge of the Girls site at Guildford Road. She was also Superior at Sandgates Convent and led the Sisters community there for many years. After retirement she became the Provincial Superior of the Sisters in England and eventually retired to Elmthorpe Convent in Cowley, Oxford. Sister Kathleen will always be remembered for her quiet warmth, her unfailing and unflagging devotion, her wonderful loyalty to the Salesian ideal of service to the young.