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January 13, 2020

Sarah M. Saville, Associate Attorney at McDermott Ward Attorneys and Counselors at Law, explains the process of estate administration. When a person passes away, the family is faced with the daunting task of figuring out what legally happens with the person’s possession. With a properly structured estate, this can happen quickly and with little conflict. […]

December 24, 2019

Written by: Lucille Rosetti They say you never fully get over the loss of someone you love. This is true in many respects, but you do go on. And sometimes, the best thing you can do to honor the memory of a love lost set out on a new adventure by giving yourself a change […]

November 19, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When the wind changes temperature, snow flurries begin to fall. The leaves are changing colors from a healthy green to a deep maroon or orange. Then they begin to slowly fall from the tree and make their impressions on the ground. The light summer jackets are hung in the […]

July 22, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When it comes to selecting services for a deceased loved one, there are two main options available that families will need to look at; Cremation and Burial. Cremation is not an easy subject to think about. Cremation is the new trend to final disposition and over 60% of the […]

July 8, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When a family has a death occur, it can be extremely stressful. During your time of grief and mourning, your thoughts can feel like they’re all over the place. You may feel overwhelmed with all that is going on around you during this rough time. It can become difficult […]

June 24, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director In the average lifespan, a person may have to arrange only two or three funeral arrangements which leaves the people who have never encountered a death. Many people ask questions like, “What happens after my loved one dies?” It can be stressful and overwhelming when a death occurs… Here is […]

April 29, 2019

Susan E. Perry, LFSP   Coastal Virginia has a strong surf culture. You see the symbols on cars, on the back of people’s t-shirts in the checkout line, it’s in our art and on our children’s backpacks. Granted, they aren’t writing about our waves in the trade magazines but it’s us. For those of us […]

December 26, 2018

by Susan E. Perry, LFSP A Life Celebrant has become a popular choice for families when faced with the decision to honor a loved one. Celebrants will sit with loved ones in the days prior to a service and listen to stories and interests. Then they create a personalized service based on the individual and […]