Jean N. Ravinsky of Spotsylvania, Va., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, at age 85, at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab Center.

Jean was born and raised in Hastings, and moved to Fredericksburg, Va., on April 11, 1974. She was a longtime member of Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church, and served in many capacities through the church. She was a master gardener and three-time president of the Summerlake Homeowners Association. She enjoyed reading, sewing, playing cards, and playing tennis. She volunteered at Mary Washington Hospital after raising her family. She especially enjoyed time at the beach with her extended family.

Survivors include her husband, Stephen Ravinsky; children Nancy Martin (Glenn) of Waynesboro, Va., and Alyse McLeod and Beth Ravinsky, both of Culpeper, Va; grandchildren Jennifer Williamson (Phillip) of Fishersville, Va., Ashley Edge of Waynesboro, Va., Keri Lamb (Matthew) of Big Stone Gap, Va., Kevin McLeod (Kayla) of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jill Brooks (Chris) of Staunton, Va., and Derek Martin of Nome, Alaska; and great-grandchildren Kaiden Bravo, Kameron Edge, Kory Hayes, Kaydence Williamson, Kinzlee Williamson, Kerrigan Williamson, Raena Lamb, Rigby McLeod, Cambria Brooks, Carson Brooks, Desmond Brooks, Ally Martin, Dilyn Martin, Anna Martin, Addison Martin, and Emilie Martin. She was preceded by her sister, Betty Newton of Boise, Idaho.

A memorial service was held Aug. 28 at Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church, 810 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. To sign an online guest book, visit

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