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Zoom Hangout Friday at 7pm

 There will be a Hangout on Friday at 7pm. Check your emails for links and login information.  

McGilvary Obituary and Memorial Information

On August 228, 2023 ( Monday ) at  11:00 am , there will be a secular remembrance meeting for former JRD Paymaster and long-time member, Bill McGilvary, (and three other relatives) at Blandford Church and Cemetery, 111 Rochelle Lane, Petersburg, Virginia. Interment will follow immediately after the meeting. Parking is available in the adjacent Reception Center. Blandford Church is a historic church structure dating back to 1735. Deconsecrated as a church, It is now a Confederate memorial building, with reproduction church furnishings and all of the 15 windows created in "stain glass" by Louis Comfort Tiffany. More at:  www.petersburgva.gov/303/Blandford-Cemetery The main entrance has a short staircase from the street, and the brick sidewalk to the church is uneven in spots.  There is a separate handicap entrance - please contact Blandford Church Reception Center (tel.  804-691-7947  or email:  ebetts@petersburg.va.org   Thursday through Sunday  ) for more information if you p