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Scheduled Funerals

Alexander Richard Hill

Service will be private with burial in Montana. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Nan Lintz Patterson

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 8 pm in Amory Funeral Home. The service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm in Amory Funeral Home with interment to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Jeffrey Allen Lord

A Celebration of Life will be held later in the Fall when it will be possible for Jeff’s family and friends to gather to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jeff’s memory to Lab Rescue of the Potomac, P.O. Box 1814, Annandale, VA 22003 (lab-rescue.org), the First United Methodist Church of Northville, 301 S. Main St., Northville, NY 12134, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Evelyn May Thomas

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends follow the service. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home.

Adam Jason Rose

A Celebration of Life for Adam will be held Friday, September 10 from 4-6pm on the back lawn of the James River Country Club. The family has requested that donations be made to 4 Paws Animal Rescue in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are being made by Amory Funeral Home.

Felton Edward Johnson

A memorial service to celebrate Felton’s life will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, VA.

John Harris Crumpler

A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Contributions in John’s honor may be made to the Peninsula Food Bank, 2401 Aluminum Avenue, Hampton, VA 23661. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

CMSGT Mark Flockhart, Ret. USAF

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial may be made to Grafton Christian Church, 109 Brick Church Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692.

C. Buddy Howle, Jr.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM in Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5 to 7 in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va. For full obit go to amoryfuneralhome.com

Joseph H. (Jack) Wilburn

The family will receive friends on Thursday September 2, 2021 from 6 to 8 PM in Amory Funeral Home.
A funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday morning at 9:30 AM in the funeral home. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM in Riverview Cemetery Richmond, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to charity of your choice.

Edna “lee” Noack

A memorial service with the family is scheduled at 10am Friday September 3rd with a reception immediately following at Faith Fellowship 112 Schoolhouse Lane Williamsburg Va. 23188. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Samaritans Purse Boxes. Please see WEBSITE HERE for the complete obituary for Lee.

John Peyton “Jack” Jacobs

There will be a graveside service at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News, Virginia on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Donations in Jack’s memory may be made to a charity of your choosing.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Virginia.

Leslie F. Croswell

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Piedmont Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 816, Farmville, Virginia 23901.

Richard N. Lanzendorf

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Louise Estelle East Bohlinger

A gathering time will be held Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Bethel Baptist Church (1004 Yorktown Rd, Yorktown, VA 23693) at 11 am Visitation and 12 (noon) funeral, and committal/burial at the Albert G. Horton Veterans Memorial Cemetery (5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA 23434) at 3 pm.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to: Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary 33 (mail address: P.O. Box 364, Crozet, VA 22932). Or to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 13 or to Disabled American Veterans Unit 13 or to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 824, or Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 824 (mailing address at: 1700 George Washington Memorial Highway, Suite E, Yorktown VA 23693). Or the Virginia Choral Society at https://vachoralsociety.org/how-you-can-support-vcs/contribution-form/.
Truly an angel dressed in her favorite veridian and dappled with gemstones, with a heart that glimmered just as much. She will continue to be loved and missed by all that she has ever touched.

Helen Virginia Pierce

A funeral service will be held at 1:30PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm at the funeral home.

Emily A. Wagner

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, August 30, 2021, in Peninsula Memorial Park by Rev. Dennis Worsham. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Chris Gross

The family suggests memorial remembrances be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Suite 202C, Atlanta, GA 30047 USA; the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 3605, Williamsburg, VA. 23187; or the Lackey Free Clinic, 1620 Old Williamsburg Rd, Yorktown, VA 23690.
A celebration of Chris’s life will be announced at a later date.

Craig William Wilson

There will be a Celebration of Craig’s life on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12 o’clock at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown, VA 23692.

Joseph J. Hogge

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name to the Providence United Methodist Cemetery Fund. Joe’s final Services and Celebration of Life will be at the Church on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. After the Service, burial for Joe and Barbara will be in the Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery. Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, Virginia is in charge of all arrangements.

Linda Nason Spruill

Linda was a woman of great integrity and a firm believer in doing what is right. Her family asks that to honor her memory, please pay it forward and help those in need. There are no memorial services scheduled at this time.

Marjorie Ann Ferguson

Family will be having a celebration of life for their Mom and Grammy at the family home Sunday at 1pm. Donations can be made to the American Heart or Stroke foundations in her memory.

Jean M. Yokum

There will be a celebration of Jean’s life at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA, 23662, on Saturday, August 21, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Sally Helen Hanson

There will be a Celebration of Life on Wednesday, August 25, at 6 PM, at Armory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, Va. She will be laid to rest at Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial donations can be sent to Alzheimer’s Association.

Martha Robins Maclay

There will be a graveside service for immediate family at Abingdon Church in White Marsh, Virginia. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061, or to a charity of your choosing.

Grace Elizabeth Keeter King

A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, August 20, at the Main Mausoleum in Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Va. 23606.
Thanks to M. Parker, Grace’s caregiver for 7 years. She imagined herself as a “foster granddaughter”.
Heartfelt thanks to Heartland Hospice for their amazing compassion and comfort for 3 years. Because of their kindness and care, the grief journey has been filled with grace, safety, and resilience. Weekly visits from Angela, Head CNA, were always fun and special.
Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA, is in charge.

Norman Benjamin Bernstein

The family would like to thank the staff at Commonwealth Senior Living for their support and kindness during Norman’s final days.
Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of Norman’s favorite charities: The Union Mission Ministries or the Peninsula Rescue Mission.

Raymond Alfred James Gilley

At Raymond’s request he will be cremated and there will be no services.
For those wishing to honor his memory you may make donations to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, Virginia 23601.

Doris Summerfield Jamison

A Funeral service will be held at Amory Funeral Home (masks required) at 7:30 pm on Friday August 20t, viewing can be attended at 6:00. Interment will be private on Saturday at 11:00.

Kimberly Ann Vollman

A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 19th from 7-8 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home. A service will follow at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 20th at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.

Yoshiko M. Wymer

The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 2-4 in Amory Funeral Home and a celebration of life will be in late September. Memorial maybe made to the charity of your choice.

Mattie L. Wood

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 7-8 pm in Amory Funeral Home and a graveside service will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 11:00 am in Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or York County Fire and Life Safety.

James Woodward (Woody) Carmines

Services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please support research and therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

Stephen H. Cipriano

A funeral mass will be held at Mount Carmel Church at 100 Harpersville Road, Newport News on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 11:00 am, with inurnment in the future.
In lieu of flowers we would simply ask that, like Stephen, you take every opportunity to do an act of kindness for others – neighbors, friends, family, and strangers. And when you hear a Joni Mitchell or Barbara Streisand song, send a smile to Stephen.

Grant Living

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would encourage a donation in Grant’s name to the charity of your choice.

Aaron Michael Light

Memorial services will be held at Congregation Zion Sake on Monday August 9th at 1:00pm. Family and Friends are welcome to attend our celebration of Aaron’s life.

Donald L. Ewton

A graveside service conducted by Larry Jones will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Peninsula Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home
The family urges everyone to take care of yourself by getting vaccinated and wearing a mask.

Elsie Moore Parker

A memorial service will be held at 10am on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA. The family will receive friends following the service. A private family burial will be held later.

Kenneth Wayne Pleasant

He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown for 48 years, and the funeral will be held there on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverends Seldon Walker and Carleton Bakkum officiating. Services provided by Amory Funeral Home. “Lord, give him your peace.”

Mark Harris Holland

A visitation will be held on Thursday August 5th at 12 pm, followed by a service at 1 pm at Poroporone Baptist Church at 30071 The Trail, Shacklefords, VA 23156. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Mary H. (Westcott) Henry

A service in memory of Mary will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, August 7, at Crooks United Methodist Church, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, with Pastor Patti Money officiating. Funeral services are being managed by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Burial will be at Crawford Heights Memorial Gardens, Denison, Iowa.
Memorial donations in memory of Mary can be made to the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087.

Robert “Bob” Weakley

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that you make donations to the DAV of Yorktown, 1700 George Washington Memorial Highway Ste E, Yorktown, VA 23693 or the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601.
The family would like to offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff of Riverside Hospital’s Emergency Room, CCU and MICU departments who gave such tender and amazing care to Bob during his stay.

Chris E. O’Connor, Jr.

A Vigil will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel after which the family will receive friends following the service. A Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Helen McElheney Cawley

A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2 at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, VA 23692.

Philip Lee Moore

If you are unable to attend the service on Sunday or want to visit with the family prior to the service, visitation will be from 1:30 to 3:00 in Zion United Methodist Church social hall the service will begin at 3:00 PM and burial will follow in church cemetery. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Kayla Marie Pike

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday July 31st at the Seaford Yacht Club, 3108 Goodwin Neck Rd. Yorktown, VA 23692 beginning at 4pm. All our welcome to join us in celebrating Kayla’s beautiful life and sending her off into the light with love, strength and peace.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the children by way of cash, gift cards or Amazon necessities via:

Cash or Gift Card Donations:
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Amazon Necessities:
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Rita M. Irby

The family will receive friends on Thursday July 22, from 6 to 8 pm at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton. A Funeral Mass will be said Friday July 23, at 11 am at Saint Joan of Arc Church by Father Michael Joly, and a reception will follow. Interment will be Monday July 26 at 1 pm at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Rita wanted those who attend her funeral to follow COVID protocols.
Rita would prefer that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to your favorite charities. She always tried to support retired clergy. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Arnold E. Williams

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 pm on July 24th at Rainbrook Villa Recreation Center with visitation following the service. There will be a Celebration of Life held in Chilhowie, VA at a later date.

Dale Marie Schiavon

The family invites you to attend Dale’s celebration of life on Saturday, July 24th at 11:00 am at Dominion Outreach Worship Center 119 29th Street Newport News Va., 24607, donations can be made to the family on GoFundMe or to Amory Funeral Home

Albert T. Erkkinen

Service will private

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