Michelle Charvet DeVita, 44 went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 6, 2021. Michelle was born April 26th, 1976, in Sunnyside Washington and grew up in Grandview. She graduated from Grandview High School with the class of 1994, shortly thereafter, she moved to Los Angeles. Michelle lived in LA for a couple of years, where she volunteered with the LA Police Department and Explorers program. In 1997, after the death of her daddy, Benjie Charvet, Michelle returned to the Yakima Valley. Michelle had a passion for Law Enforcement and volunteered at the Sunnyside Police department as a dispatcher until she got her job at the Toppenish Police Department as a dispatcher. Her love of law enforcement led her to the Yakima County Courthouse where she worked as a clerk in the county clerk’s office.
On May 12, 2012, Michelle married the love of her life, Andy DeVita. Andy and Michelle made their home in West Yakima. In February, of 2013, they were blessed with their son Benjie, named after her dad. Andy, Michelle and Benjie, loved to go to the mountains to fish and camp, they recently purchased a camp trailer and spent many weekends enjoying it. Michelle had a smile that lit up a room and touched the lives of many people. She would do anything for her family and friends. Michelle was a caring and kind person; she will be greatly missed.
Michelle is survived by her husband, Andy DeVita, son Benjie, sisters Michelle (Rich) Perry, Teresa (Kyle) Kollmar and Elizabeth (Huston) Osborn and stepmom Vicky Charvet. She is also survived by her best friends Priscilla Gonzalez, Shannon Labernik and cousin Nicole Charvet, who was like a sister. Michelle leaves behind many special friends, family and inlaws, including Uncles, Aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her dad, Benjie Charvet and Grandparents Mary Alice and Ben Charvet.
A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Mabton Cemetery, Mabton, WA. Those wishing to sign Michelle’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Smith Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.
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