Obituaries: Jessie A. Ravita

Jessie A. (Checovetes) Ravita, 85, of Bristol, widow of Vincenzo “Jim” Ravita, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Sheriden Woods Health Care.  Jessie was born in Plymouth, CT on May 28, 1931 and was a daughter of the late Stephen and Jenny (Sekorski) Checovetes.  Jessie was a longtime Bristol resident and was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Bristol. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: James and Holly Ravita; two daughters: Karen Brzezinski and husband Michael, Tina Wetmore and husband Steve; a sister: Valeria Branchaud; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a daughter: Diane Ravita.. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 11 AM at the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday morning, between 10 and 11 AM.  Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.  Please visit Jessie’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.comobituary