Memorial service scheduled for Crystal Ratvay

Prayer ceremony on Tuesday, followed by funeral and celebration of life on Wednesday

  • Sep. 19, 2014 6:00 p.m.

The family of Crystal Ratvay has announced the details for her memorial service.

A prayer ceremony takes place on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 23 at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church (33333 Mayfair Ave.) in Abbotsford.

Ratvay’s funeral will be on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the same location, followed by a celebration of life.

Ratvay’s family is asking that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. James parish in Abbotsford.

Proceeds go to helping people in need get back on their feet.

There is no online method to donate. Those interested can send a cheque payable to “St. Vincent de Paul, St. James” or money with a note stating where they want the donation to go

The address for donations is: 2777 Townline Rd., Abbotsford, V2T 5E1.

Ratvay was reported missing from Abbotsford on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and her body was found in her vehicle on Sumas Mountain on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Police say foul play is not suspected.