Who We Are

Home Funeral Guidance Training with Jerrigrace Lyons of Final Passages. Photo: Jennifer Downs

Home Funeral Guidance Training with Jerrigrace Lyons of Final Passages. Photo: Jennifer Downs

Threshold Support Circle Advisory Group

Lee Hoyt, Co-founder of Threshold Support Circle, is a hospice volunteer and end-of-life doula with Gilchrist Hospice Care.  Lee taught biology and English, and after retiring she became involved in Tibetan Buddhism and hospice work. As a natural outgrowth of both, Lee joined the grassroots movement that supports families caring for their own at death. She is a certified Home Funeral Guide and is a graduate of The Metta Institute for End of Life Professionals.

 

Susan Wallendorf PhotoSusan Wallendorf has been an educator, counselor, and entrepreneur, focused on both early childhood and end-of-life issues. Susan is a Gilchrist Hospice volunteer at Joseph Richey House, located in Baltimore City, and is a Certified Home Funeral Guide and a graduate of the Companioning the Dying program. Susan is currently working on her degree in Human Services Administration at the University of Baltimore.

 

Sharon_MooreSharon Moore is a full time energy bodywork practitioner. As a certified Reiki Master in both Usui and Holy Fire Karuna Reiki, she aspires to embody nurturing and compassion in the face of suffering, while providing energetic and spiritual support. Sharon serves as a doula for the dying and a Reiki volunteer for Gilchrist Hospice Care treating both staff and patients. She is also a certified Home Funeral Guide and ordained minister.

 

kim-white-shirtKim Adams is a certified, professional End of Life Coach and hospice volunteer. In addition, she is a Reiki practitioner and massage therapist. Kim’s End of Life Coaching focuses on supporting people to ‘create the roadmap NOW for the final chapter of their life’ with Advance Care Planning. Along with working with individuals, families, and community groups, Kim is a speaker and conference presenter on grief, loss, and Advance Care Planning.

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