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July 8, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams 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 to make decisions […]

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 […]