Kaitlyn "Katie" Alana Young

July 26, 1998November 2, 2018
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In honor of Katie Young, our family is asking that if you would prefer to donate in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her honor to the ASPCA, which provides life-saving programs and services to millions of animals nationwide. Katie held a special place in her heart for animals and we know she would prefer this. Please join us in celebrating her life and pay tribute by making a donation to give abused and homeless animals a second chance at life.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Kaitlyn "Katie" Alana Young

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Bonny & Bret Dwyer

November 18, 2018

We are, at a loss. Katie was such a free spirited, proud, quick with a smile and a hug young woman.
Not only physically beautiful, but even more beautiful on the inside.
We are well aware that there are NO words that will ever comfort your sorrow. There are NO words that will mend your broken heart. We also have been forced to travel this lonely, unforgiving road.
I know, Rhett was waiting for your Katie with open arms and a smile. They always had such a special place for each other.
I am so sorry your hearts are broken.
Bonny & Bret

Fatima Kargbo

November 15, 2018


I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. I am praying for God’s peace to cover you and your family during this difficult time.


Anna Parker

November 14, 2018


I recall so vividly chatting about Katie. She was bold and confident, even years ago as a child. I loved hearing the stories; always calling her your "mini-me".

My heart breaks for you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts.

Love ya KY,

Anna P.

Kathy Young

November 13, 2018

We took some of the beautiful flowers from the memorial to what will be Katie's final resting place at Palm Valley Cemetery. We were fortunate to be able to place her where we believe is the the most appropriate place for her - in a place where she will be seen first as entering the garden between two large trees by the water...

Karen Doherty

November 12, 2018

Kathy, Jeff, Mark and the Young Family,

I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support to mourn and celebrate Kaitlyn’s Life, as I was relegated to the outer Lobby during the Service.
There was such an electic group of individuals who assembled because your Daughter made such a positive impact upon their Lives. People were laughing, then crying uncontrollably, and I was so impressed with how they lifted each other up to console one another. I had a huge lump in my throat, as I too, was so thoroughly moved emotionally.
I witnessed these amazing young people who Loved, admired, and will miss your Katie. The words that I heard during the Service described You, Kathy!

May God Bless You, Jeff, Mark, and Your Entire Family!

Michele Brown

November 11, 2018

When we moved here 10 years ago Autumn met Katie at LPA. The two became fast friends, shared many laughs and good times together. Katie made it a point to be at as many LPA girls basketball games as she could to cheer on Autumn and the team. This summer Katie stopped by to see Autumn and my niece Lea. I thank God for the opportunity of seeing Katie that day, the smile, laughter between three of them and my chance to hug Katie. Our prayers are with you Jeff, Kathy and family.

Steve Brown and Michele Dungee-Brown

Kylie Jones

November 10, 2018

There’s so much that I could say about the girl who was my other half for so long. I had known her since we were in kindergarten and we became inseparable in middle school. She helped shape me into the person I am
today and I couldn’t be more thankful for her. From our golf cart adventures to all of the places we went too once we convinced our parents to take us to all of the laughs we shared, I will forever hold those close to me. It’s funny how much you forget until you lose someone then all of the good times and even some of the bad times come flooding back. Even though this has broken my heart, I am thankful that I was able to relive all of those wild times that make up so much of our lives. Thank you Kathy and Jeff for making such an amazing girl that impacted not only me but so many others. And thank you to all the other people that loved her just as much as I did.

With love, Kylie

Corey West

November 10, 2018

We’ve had a long history together. Some of it was good & some not so much. But i wouldn’t change any of it for the world. You could always bring a smile to my face with your words or hearing your laugh. Whenever you called I would always try to be there for you anyway possible. Im gonna miss you more than anything.. But my heart will be at ease knowing your in a safe place now. I always have & always will have love for you Katie.

Kelly Iannotti

November 10, 2018

At one point and time we were inseparable, I remember your parents took us to island of adventure for your 13th or 14th birthday. We had such a blast. I’ll miss you. Gone but never forgotten.

Tay Ford

November 10, 2018

I thank god I met u. You taught to value every day I wish I could just get one of those great hugs one last time but I knw I’ll see u again someday