What people are saying...


“Everyone said what a wonderful service it was and many said it was the best they’d ever been too. We are beyond thrilled at how the whole day went so smoothly and know that Dad would have absolutely loved every aspect and been so very proud of us all.” The R. Family



“Teri thank you so much for making mum’s funeral special you really understood what we wanted and listened to us it could not have gone better, and we know it would have been exactly what she would have wanted.” The M. Family



“I just wanted to thank you very much for your efforts on Friday, we all agreed that it couldn’t have gone any better. The celebrations continued into the early hours of Saturday and I think our friend would have approved.” N.M



“Many thanks for making the service so personal, it made such a difference the way you delivered it- he wasn't just anybody - he was somebody special to us so thank you again for that.” The L. Family



“Thank you for yesterday. I really appreciate what you did for my mum and my family thank you. It was very heartwarming.” P.H



“Thank you for being celebrant for my father’s funeral. From your sensitive and considerate discussion about him with my mother you constructed a warm and compassionate account of his life for the service.  On the day, you led the ceremony in an affirmative and inclusive way that comforted his close family and brought compliments from across the congregation.” R.T.



“Teri, thank you that was lovely, and I thank you again for making the day go so well god bless you.” R.H.



“On behalf of all the family for the reading of our Mums life it was very true to her life and very emotional.  You did her proud and the little tartan dress you wore was a lovely touch.” The B. Family



“Many thanks for your kind words and conducting the service with care and understanding.” A.C.



“Thank you so much, it was a wonderful celebration of his life, and you did a brilliant job of making everything so personal to who he was as a person. So many people said how lovely the service was.” L.H



“It truly was a beautiful service, so thank you so much.” T.H.



“Thank you so much Teri....you made the service beautiful and exactly how Dad would've wanted it.” E.H.



“Thank you for conducting such a lovely service for dad, ourselves and all those present. I'm sure he would have been delighted with the send off and with your wonderful words. Thank you once again for your help and support which is much appreciated by all the family.” The A. Family



“Thank you very much for conducting my fathers funeral service .I thought your presentation and its contents worked superbly. Thank you so much for everything.” C.H.



“I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful service that you conducted for our dad. I feel that you did not only dad but the whole family proud in your kind and caring delivery, managing to raise a smile and chuckle along the way! Your service to grieving families is outstanding.” B.H.



“I just wanted to thank you again for presenting our friend’s funeral last Wednesday. It was a lovely occasion, and you put across the few details we had of her life with great dignity and sensitivity. The meeting of neighbours, carers and friends was quite special, I thought, and I was happy that she was able to have a ceremony like that to mark her passing. Thank you again, on behalf of all who were there.” J.R.



“I wanted to express my personal thanks to you for conducting such a wonderful and heartfelt ceremony for my Grandad. From the beginning, you made it positive, heartfelt, heartwarming and made us all feel at ease. You spoke of my Grandad with the highest warmth and truly in the best way possible, encapsulating him perfectly in your speech. I cannot thank you enough and we will forever be grateful to you and I thank you for being there to support my family during the process of organising the funeral.” S.H.



“Just a brief message to say thank you for yesterday, we think you done an amazing job, really captured dads spirit. Everyone commented on how good it was.” A.&L. S.



“Thank you so much for being our celebrant yesterday.  It was a beautiful service and just what we wanted for Dad.  We are so glad that the Funeral Director recommended you.” S.B.



“Thank you Teri on behalf my family and friends who all felt it was a beautiful service and representation and celebration of J’s life. Thank you for sending her on her journey with dignity.” T.S.



“Thank you so much Teri, it was a wonderful service. Your calmness and serenity really helped me get through it.” P.R.



“Thank you so much for conducting my dads service, our family and friends were blown away and we have had so many messages and we are so glad we gave him the send off he deserved and so grateful for you.” J.G.



“Thank you so much the service was beautiful dad would definitely be proud” M.C.



“The family were all very pleased with the service. Thanks again for all your efforts in putting together a beautiful story of Dad's life.”  S.B.



“We cannot thank you enough for your part in Mum’s day. Despite having to do so much of the planning remotely it felt like a very personal experience.” S.M.



“Thank you for such a moving and personal service for our Aunt.” G.J.



“It was a lovely service and one which I think would have met with my husband’s approval. I thank you most sincerely Teri for your help and your very moving words and prayers and the dignity of their delivery.” A.G.



“Wanted to thank you again for yesterday. Everybody said what a lovely service, send off it was. It's such an important day, and I thought you played your part perfectly!” I.C.



“We were so pleased with the service and your contribution, we've had so many calls saying how beautiful the service was. It captured him perfectly. Thank you once again for all your hard work, you really made everyone feel part of the service.”  H. Family.



“Everyone said what a fitting send off it was and that your service was excellent, so thank you once again for making it so very special.” K.M.



“I am writing to say thank you for the way you spoke with such sincerity at our friend’s funeral yesterday. You delivered the words beautifully and many people commented afterwards, saying that it was a lovely service that reflected him as the man we all knew and loved. It was the first funeral my children have attended and, while sad, it was also a very good experience for them to hear such lovely words spoken by you with great kindness and compassion.” C.P.



“I wanted to thank you so very much for conducting my husband’s funeral yesterday. Between us I think we struck exactly the right note in what we said about him. Everyone who has spoken to me about your words and the way you delivered them has been more than complementary. Thank you again for leaving me with such treasured memories.” K.P.



“Thank you for your elegant delivery of the speech. The music was perfect as well. When we heard it all put together it made us very content and happy that it all flowed perfectly.” A.S.




















































































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