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Herbert Elmer Buchner (Courtesy of Family Choice Funerals)

Herbert Elmer Buchner Sr., 66, retired Navy aviation mechanic and flight engineer, he taught at several local universities

Dr. Herbert Elmer Buchner Sr., 66, passed away on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in Virginia Beach. Born on January 30th, 1949 in Erie, PA,...
Rose Sanseverino Gainus (Courtesy of Family Choice Funerals)

Rose Sanseverino Gainus, 91, proud of her NYC heritage and fan of Frank Sinatra and Andrea Bocelli, she loved music and dancing

Rose Sanseverino Gainus, 91, passed away on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in Virginia Beach. Born on April 24th, 1924 in Brooklyn, NY, she was...
Patricia "Patty" LaMastra Chaney (Courtesy of Family Choice Funerals)

Patricia ‘Patty’ LaMastra Chaney, 66, owned and operated real estate and travel businesses

Patricia "Patty" LaMastra Chaney, 66, of Virginia Beach, passed away on January 17th, 2016. Patty was born in Norfolk, VA on May 28th, 1949....

Retired Lt. Cmdr. Neil Cowell, 80, Bronze Star recipient and church choir singer who ‘could play any song and fix almost anything’

Retired LCDR Neil Cowell of Virginia Beach, VA died on January 10, 2016 after fighting the fight against various health issues. He was 80...
Joshua Mckee Bullock (Courtesy of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts)

Joshua McKee Bullock, courageous and strong, he lived a full life in two months, bringing daily joy to his parents

Joshua McKee Bullock, born on November 5, 2015, passed away on January 13th, 2016, ending his battle with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Joshua is survived...

Melanie-Agnes Mary Patterson, 50, dog and hedgehog lover

Melanie-Agnes Mary Patterson, passed away on January 11, 2016. She was predeceased by her father Don J. Patterson, Sr. and is survived by her...
Sarah Dalton Belcher (Courtesy of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home)

Sarah Dalton Belcher, 59, Army vet who enjoyed singing karaoke throughout Virginia Beach

Sarah Dalton Belcher, 59, passed away peacefully in her home on January 8, 2016. Born in Roanoke Virginia, she was a proud veteran of the...

Jasper ‘Reb’ Rogers, 88, passionate Red Sox fan who retired from MIT and devoted his life to family and community

Jasper "Reb" Rogers, passed peacefully on January 13, 2016. He was 88. Jasper was born in Dillon, SC. He was in the U.S. Navy and...