Cecelia V. (Christopher) Lavilette, 93, of Bristol, widow of Raymond W. Lavilette, died on Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Bristol Hospital.
Cecelia was born in Burlington, Vt. on Jan. 20, 1924, and was a daughter of the late Michael and Elsie (Malloy) Christopher. She resided in Bristol most of her life and prior to retiring, she was employed at Connecticut Spring.
She was a member of St. Gregory The Great Church, Bristol and enjoyed reading, baking, cooking, and most of all spending time with her family.
Cecelia is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Nancy Szubka of Bristol, Linda Lavilette of Bristol and Arlene and James Janick of Burlington; a sister, Kathryn Blakeley of Yalesville; four grandchildren, Craig Szubka and wife, Terri, Michael Szubka and his fiancée, Cathy Cannon, Kara Brown and husband, Kenneth, and Taryn Yanelli and husband, Jason; five great-grandchildren, Katelynn and Alexander Szubka, Ariana and Aliah Brown, and Aveia Yanelli; several nieces and nephews; and her special care provider, Yvette Campbell.
In addition to her husband and parents, Cecelia was predeceased by a son-in-law, Albert Szubka.
Funeral services were private with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated on Friday, June 9, 2017, at St. Gregory The Great Church, Bristol. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol was in care of the arrangements.
Visit Cecelia’s memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.com