Testimonials

From Families

‘Thank you for the most perfect service you gave today for my husband. You managed to capture the real essence of him, and it was the most moving, fitting tribute. I have received lots of messages mentioning how wonderful they thought you were.‘
‘Sincere thanks and love from all the family for making the day very special. It was a lovely and moving service with lots of memories, bringing both laughter and tears.‘
‘Thank you also for suggesting that poem. It finished the whole service superbly and we couldn't have wished for better words to close the service.‘
‘Thank you so very much for all your help, support and kindness in organising Mum's funeral. You were very patient with me when everything was overwhelming. The feedback from family and friends has been so lovely and one comment was that it was ‘superbly presented‘. I wouldn't have changed a thing.‘
‘You are very gifted as a celebrant and I am so glad you were there for us.‘
‘The words you spoke on our behalf and those you put together yourself were so in keeping with the day and read with such sensitivity that it felt like you had known mum. Her service which was very special and personal to her and our family. Thank you so much for your help.‘
‘It was what I wanted the service to be and you created that service, thank you for making it happen.‘
‘We had a lot of compliments about your kind and perfect words, the picture you created in people heads of my dads life, and how lovely the service was. Some even saying it was the nicest one they had ever heard. I will not hesitate to recommend you to friends and family in the future.‘
‘We really appreciated your professionalism and the care you took to really weave the information, poems and music together in such an uplifting way. To be able to smile through the tears remembering her was as it should be.‘
‘The service was perfect. You have definitely found your calling.‘
‘You got the essence of Mum completely. Everything you said complimented what we were saying and the gentle light-hearted sadness was exactly what we wanted. While it was sad to say goodbye there was a sense of joy when talking about a life that was very well lived.‘
‘Thank you so much for making today so special. My dad would have enjoyed it.‘
‘It was a perfect and fitting tribute. Your care and attention to detail was very much appreciated. You worked hard to ensure every detail was perfect and delivered it beautifully. Thank you so much for making the service so special.‘
‘I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for the amazing way you dealt with both funerals. They were both conducted with professionalism, kindness and empathy.‘
‘We appreciated your professionalism and how beautifully you put together the information we gave you. It made a difficult day easier and again we say thank you. You do an amazing job.‘
‘You did a wonderful job – it was as if you were talking about a beloved friend.‘
‘Everyone commented on how lovely the service was for my dad and how it was how he would have wanted things. We appreciate all the guidance that you have given us and all of the words you carefully chose, always ensuring that it is what we wanted. It is these things that make a difference in a time like this.‘
‘As a family it said everything we needed it to say and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.‘
‘The hardest day of my life was made so much easier by your calm professionalism.‘
‘I would sincerely like to thank you for the service you gave. The sentiments and orchestration were perfect and everyone commented that it was pitched well. Whilst the congregation was small everyone had a good sense of closure.‘
‘Thank you, I had so many comments regarding mum‘s memorial and how you had conjured up the essence of mum. As a family we all took great comfort in that lovely service and we thank you for that.‘
‘Thank you for the wonderful service you put together for my Dad. It captured his character and personality perfectly and I cannot thank you enough for supporting our family in giving Dad the send off he so deserved. We have received many messages from family and friends to say what a lovely, personable service it was. Uplifting and very fitting.‘
‘Thank you so much for making the service for as friendly and relaxed as it could possibly be.Everyone agreed that you were wonderful and mum would have been delighted with the way in which you conducted it.‘
‘I really don‘t think that mums service could have been conducted in a better way. I hope that you will continue your work as a celebrant for many years to come. You are a credit to the job.‘
‘How you guided the writings in to order was 1st class. So from all that came to show respects to my wife they thank you for the professional way you conducted the service.‘
‘You both did mum proud and carried out all our wishes with dignity and compassion.‘
‘You did a wonderful job. Your embellishments were perfect and so fitting for our dear mum. You made the farewell easier for us with your thoughtful kind words.‘
‘Thank you for the calm and sensitive way you conducted the Celebration of Life. It was important that mum‘s character was able to shine through what can be a sombre occasion. With your help this was achieved admirably. The Service was a nice mixture of smiles and tears which is what mum would have wanted. And we believe it will have helped family to achieve closure...‘
‘Thank you for making my husband‘s Service a wonderful celebration of his life. Everyone commented on how beautiful it was. I am so glad we got the chance to meet you, all be it under sad circumstances. I couldn‘t have chosen anyone better and I can‘t thank you enough.‘
‘As you know I have been to many ‘celebration of life‘ funerals over the years in my previous career as a funeral director and the service you provided along with how you conducted the actual service was, in my opinion, the best of any Civil Celebrants I have worked with. You were friendly, genuine and prompt in your dealings with us prior to the service and on the day itself......faultless. Many of our family and friends commented how wonderful you were and that they would like that type of service for themselves. Once again please accept our huge thanks for everything you did for us all.’
‘We, the family, would like to thank you again for your part in mum‘s send off which everyone agreed was lovely. It was so sincere and personal - she would have approved! There were many compliments about you; your manner, the way you were dressed and the way you conveyed her life and shared our tributes.’
‘Thank YOU, what a stunning, easy service. best we‘ve ever been to. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.’
‘We had so many comments about how lovely the service was and how it seemed like you knew grandad. Thank you again for making the day that little bit easier.’
‘Just a few words to say thank you for a wonderful service yesterday at dad’s funeral. On a sad day you put into words our thoughts, as if you had met him which was a real nice touch. Again thank you for the service, it really was heart felt.’
‘At the very beginning you gave me assurance that everything would be alright, and it was. I can never thank you enough for taking all our information and presenting it in such a beautiful way.’
‘It was a lovely service. You made a very sad day something to remember in the best of ways.’ ‘We were deeply touched and moved by the way you spoke about dad. We have had so many lovely compliments about you and I have been asked by several people how they would contact you as and when the need to.’
‘We can‘t thank you enough for your time and wonderful support over the last couple of weeks. Your words and sentiments through the service were perfect and fitted the occasion so aptly.  There aren‘t words adequate enough to express our gratitude.’
‘We have had some great feedback from our clients and other branches and even the crematorium staff at how personal and professional your services are. It’s great to have someone so reliable to recommend to our families.’ (Dignity Funeral Directors)

From Funeral Directors

‘Thank you from us - and the family - who said how perfect your service was. They said you spoke exactly how they would have wanted and it was a happy remembrance of their dad's life.‘ (Funeral Director)