Elizabeth (Betty) Ravella, 85, of Millbrae passed away on Sunday, June 15th, 2014. Died peacefully at home, with family by her side.
She was born in San Francisco, January 13th, 1929, to the late Mary and Dennis Desmond. Betty graduated St. Paul's Catholic High school. She married the late Melvin Ravella, on January 10th, 1947.
Betty was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by four children, Steve Ravella (Eva), Laura Ravella (Tim), Jehane Johnson (Paul), Richard Ravella all living in the Bay Area.
Survived by ten grandchildren, Nick, Tony, Gina, and Angela Ravella, Ryan and Ashlee Evanchik, Kristen Walsh (Mike), Charlie Thiel. Jen Scerri, Paul Johnson (Becky).
Survived by thirteen great-grandchildren, Alexia, Xavier, Miliano, Matthew, Alex, Marion, Esmeralda, Christian,Hailey, Madie, Milena, CJ, Will.
Betty was also a beloved sister to Mary, Kaye, Jimmy, Anne, Joan, Teresa, and Dolores.
A Memorial Service celebrating Betty's life will be held Saturday, June 28th, 11AM at St. Dunstan's Church, 1133 Broadway Ave, Millbrae.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the
, the local Hospice, or a
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on June 22, 2014