Susan E. Perry
Location Manager/Funeral Director
Susan is the manager of our Oceanfront home. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Virginia. She is a member of the NFDA, VFDA, TFDA, ICCFA, VHPCO, and the Coastal Virginia Task Forces on Aging. She is also a certified Life Celebrant, officiating funeral services tailored to individuals and their unique beliefs. She speaks publicly, advocating funeral service as a culture and as a community, to professional groups, national and local educational peer forums and at area events. She serves on the board of directors for I Need A Lighthouse, Inc., a local non-profit for suicide prevention, and on the board of the Lorraine Bethea Hospice Foundation, a local non-profit granting intentional acts of kindness to hospice patients and their families and is the founder the Grief Support Alliance here in Coastal Virginia. She is a volunteer for the Virginia Beach Medical Reserve Corps and an advocate for many other local causes in the area. Susan is dedicated to providing superb service to our community, our clients, and their families. “It is an honor to listen and help create the celebration of a life. Helping people through a difficult time and making a service memorable is what it’s all about.” She is a life-long resident of Virginia Beach and grew up in the Little Neck and North End areas.
“When words are inadequate, we have ceremony.” ~ Dr. Alan Wolfelt