Rules for funerals are changing rapidly in response to managing community transmission of Covid-19

As a humanist celebrant I remain committed to maintaining the safety of my community while helping you honor and respect your loved ones who have died. Whatever we are allowed to do, it will be done with kindness, flexibility, compassion and creativity.  I'm also available to help create online ceremonies.

Massachusetts Health Care Proxy/Health Care Agent forms | English, Spanish

Massachusetts Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form

How to choose and be a Health Care Agent | English, Spanish
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Please reach out if you are in immediate need of a funeral ceremony.

Humanist Celebrant for People in Love or Loss


Funerals, living wakes, naming ceremonies, weddings, end-of-life planning, home funerals, green burial, and other extra-ordinary events

Custom ceremonies full of personality and depth for the free spirited, atheist, and unchurched.

Inclusive, equality minded, open minded. 

Beth Stokes

serving the greater boston area

Welcome your baby with love and joy or take on a new name to symbolize your trans journey.

newborn baby

Immediate need for funerals, graveside services, interments, or cremation ceremonies.

Living Wakes

Home Vigils

Home Funerals

Green Burials

Mourning Ceremonies for Pregnancy Loss

Providing education, information, advice about end-of-life decisions for your body and spirit, as well as documenting your wishes.

Celebrations of life and memorial events for individuals and communities.

Adoptions, trans namings and other life-cycle passages for men, women, and young people such as coming-of-age, milestone birthdays, retirement, college departure, anniversaries, and new jobs.

Ceremonies and rituals to name and share grief about environmental losses.