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Robin Petretto Wesley (Woodlawn Funeral Home)

Robin Petretto Wesley, 56, hairdresser who often said she was born to be a grandmother

Robin Petretto Wesley, 56, suddenly became ill and passed away on December 7, 2015. She was born August 20, 1959 to Carmine and Nancye Petretto....
Delores C. (Schmidt) Gaughan (Courtesy of Woodlawn Funeral Home)

Delores C. (Schmidt) Gaughan, 85, retired 7-Eleven store manager

Delores C. (Schmidt) Gaughan, 85, passed away December 10, 2015 in Virginia Beach. Ms. Gaughan was born September 1930, to Walter and Katherine Schmidt, in...

Donald Norman Manlove, 72, Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, model railroading enthusiast, dog rescue volunteer

Donald Norman Manlove, of St. Augustine, FL, and of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the age of 72...
Arlene Virginia (Emery) VanderHeiden (Courtesy of Altmeyer Funeral Homes)

Arlene Virginia (Emery) VanderHeiden, 85, retired from NAS Oceana Commissary, converted children’s books to braille and crocheted quilts for charity

Arlene Virginia (Emery) VanderHeiden, October 23, 1930-December 11, 2015. After a long and brave battle, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend of many,...

Justin Karl Page, 32, nature-lover who spent countless hours exploring Virginia Beach’s ponds and streams

Justin Karl Page, 32, passed away December 11, 2015 in Virginia Beach. Predeceased by his mother, Nancy Page, grandfather, Daniel Page, grandmother, Benjie Page and...
Taylor Foster Wilt (Courtesy of Altmeyer Funeral Homes)

Taylor Foster Wilt, 32, treasured people and animals, imparting joy on those she loved

Taylor Foster Wilt, 32, died on December 8, 2015. Taylor was born in Norfolk, Virginia to Caroline F. Wilt and the late Ronald L....
Colette Mulligan Wojnar (Altmeyer Funeral Homes)

Colette Mulligan Wojnar, 87, devoted wife, phenomenal mother and sponsor of the icebreaker USCGC Sturgeon Bay

Colette Mulligan Wojnar, 87, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015.  Mrs. Wojnar was a native of Westfield, New Jersey. Colette was a devoted wife and...
Gail Lynn Kuhrt (Courtesy of Altmeyer Funeral Homes)

Gail Lynn Kuhrt, 60, at the end of a terminal illness, her last words: ‘I love you’

Gail Lynn Kuhrt, 60, of Virginia Beach, passed away suddenly in the early hours of Monday, December 7, 2015. She was born February 27,...