About Us

Joanne (Smith) Petrie and Ron Petrie are available for one day seminars/classes on grief; and speaking engagements to churches, groups, and individuals concerned with helping people work through the grieving process.


Joanne Smith Petrie

  • Licensed/Ordained minister
  • Nationally-certified bereavement facilitator
  • Hospice chaplain
  • Radio host, K.P.D.Q
  • Teacher of Grief Release classes
  • Author, How to Say Goodbye: Working Through Personal Grief
  • Founder/Director of One to Another, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people walk through grief.
  • Primary/Author and presenter Grief Release video tapes.


Ronald G. Petrie

  • BS, Western Oregon State College
  • MS and ED-D, Oregon State University
    Field of Study: Education, Guidance and Counseling, Educational Psychology,
  • Thirty-nine years in educational field as teacher, principal, superintendent
  • Department Chairman, Utah State University
  • State Director of Migrant Education
  • Author, How to Say Goodbye: Working Through Personal Grief
  • Author, Into the Cave: When Men Grieve

One To Another
11973 LeAnn Marie Lane
Oregon City, OR 97045