Ervina White Beauford
Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Ervina White Beauford, is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She also has a B.A.S.W. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and also an A.A.S degree in Mortuary Science from Northampton Area Community College.
Ervina has held several professional positions in funeral service which included; past President and Chairman of the Board of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, Inc.( Alpha Theta Chapter); past Pennsylvania State Secretary for the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.; past Pennsylvania State President for the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Associations, Inc.; past President for Quaker State Funeral Directors, Inc.; and a past member of New Jersey Funeral Directors Association. Current positions include; member of Philadelphia Funeral Directors and Quaker State Funeral Directors Association Board Member; and serving a second term as Chairman of the National Association of Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. an auxiliary of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.
Ervina is the former host of “In Perspective” a radio broadcast which was aired weekly on WURD. The broadcast was a platform for many consumer funeral issues, of which she has become a community advocate and lecturer in local community. Her community project for 2014 is to promote the “Ask for I.D” campaign. She aims to make consumers aware of the Non-Licensed funeral persons who hold themselves out to be licensed and are not, so “ask for I.D” when making funeral arrangements.
Ervina is married to Robert L. Bennett, also a licensed funeral director. She is the mother of Joel and grandmother to Shianne. A true friend and lover of people, she has friends from all faiths and congregations which she has met in her ministry, however, the 7:30 am Sunday morning service at the Mount Airy Church of God in Christ is where she will be, hearing and doing the Word of God.