Sandrea Raven

Aug 28, 2017

Sandrea Helene (Seibert) Raven went to meet her Lord on Aug. 23, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph's Residence & Rehabilitation in Waterville. She was born June 25, 1940, to Arline (Gakeler) and William Seibert in Hartford, Conn., and raised in Coventry until she married Robert E. Raven in Manchester, Conn., on Aug. 2, 1958.

She was a homemaker and also worked in the past in the strawberry fields, a Pittsfield nursing home, beside her husband at their chicken farm in Burnham, and at Ethan Allen and Pride Manufacturing.

She was a member of the Deeper Life Assembly in Pittsfield and The Extension Club and Pittsfield Senior Center. She and Bob were avid campers, proud members of Good Sam's Club, and made many friends at their campsites. She enjoyed getting together with family and friends. She liked to bowl in the Coffee League and was known for her homemade macaroni and cheese.

Sandy was predeceased by her parents and granddaughter Jennifer Lynn Mitchell.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Raven, a resident of Glen Ridge Nursing home in Augusta; daughter Patricia R. Smith and boyfriend, Thomas Armsworthy; son Michael L. Raven and fiancé, Nancy Morrell; and son Timothy W. Raven, all of Unity. She has six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She also has one sister, Sheila, and her husband, Christopher Chiarizio of Tolland Conn.; one brother, Dennis, and wife, Maria Seibert of Sebring, Fla., many special in-laws and cherished nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, noon to 2 p.m., at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. that day, followed by burial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Freedom and then a gathering at Mike's home at 878 Waning Road in Unity. All are welcome.

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