mission01As a leading cemetery and funeral service organization in West Virginia, the WVCFA provides a voice for its members while dedicated to serving the public interest. The purposes of this Association are to promote the advancement of knowledge in development, operation and maintenance of cemeteries. To continuously improve the services we render while creating and maintaining high ethical and moral standards. Further, to represent Association members in matters of legislation and in any public or private hearings or controversies deemed necessary or in the best interest of our profession.





Schedule of Events for 2014 WVCFA Convention

 The WVCFA 2014 Convention, being held August 7-9, 2014 at Stonewall Resort, is a must for all cemetery personnel.  The programs selected for this year are tailored to maximize the time, effort and performance of each owner and their staff in day to day operations.  The WVCFA is striving to bring to you, the association, programs that benefit.  We feel this year’s slate of events and speakers will far exceed your investment of attending.  Call today to register at (304) 342-3769 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

 Thursday, August 7, 2014

  • Golf Outing sponsored by Matthews Intl, Mike Ash
  • WVCFA Board Meeting
Friday, August 8, 2014

Indoor Sessions (Designed for Owners, Managers and Staff)

  • Speaker:  Nancy Lohman, Regional Director of StoneMor Partners L.P.
  • Speaker:  Chason Hecht, Founder and President of Retensa, LLC.
  • Annual Members Meeting

**Outdoor Sessions (Designed for Maintenance and Shop Personnel)

  • Lawn Care & Maintenance
  • Small Engine Repair
  • Bronze & Granite Cleaning and Repair
  • Proper Mausoleum Casket Enclosure
  • General Equipment Use and Safety
  • Rodeo

President’s Dinner & WVCFA Live Auction

Saturday, August 8, 2014 (Designed for Owners, Managers and Sales)

  • Speaker:  Nancy Lohman
  • “How To Increase Your Bottom Line” (Learn how to utilize “in place” programs to 1) reach and exceed company and individual goals by increasing customer satisfaction of purchased products 2) become your community “go to” person for cemetery needs.)  Vendors interact with attendees on bronze and granite “online design” programs to maximize potential of each sale.

Saturday Evening:  Fun with “PJ” the DJ.  Back by popular demand, this festive time is for young and old!

**   Portions of this session are based on weather conditions being favorable.

The above is subject to change in content and times based on availability of presenters and their schedules.



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