All testemonials for funerals are anonymised to protect the privacy of the families

Thanks for a Renewal of Vows from Jacqui and Paul Raine
 

We recently renewed our wedding vows and until Tamara came along we were a bit bewildered about where to start! Her knowledge and advice steered us in the right direction. Her help and support through the planning was brilliant and she wrote a beautiful service for us. Thank you for all of your help and for making our day perfect.

June 2019

Dear Tamara,

A very heartfelt thank you to you for being our Celebrant. You were truly brilliant. It's never easy when you are bidding farewell to a loved relative and I am very grateful for the sensitive, gentle, warm, compassionate and positive way you delivered the words, which certainly left us and the rest of the congregation with happy memories of the times shared and enabled us to make the event very much as Mam would have wished. I especially appreciated the way you listened so carefully to my story and encapsulated it in your own words.The sun was shining and all the people that mattered to Mam were there. 

 

We are completely sure we gave Mam the best send-off we could and are so thankful for it. Everyone who was there came away with such a positive sense of a life well-lived. 

 

The funeral has been such an important and positive part of the grieving process, despite the profound sadness and our memories of it will help us in the hard days to come. Thank you for all that you said on Monday, it was truly lovely and it was so my Mam

June 2019

Please accept my sincere thanks for leading our mother's funeral ...  I had never attended a civil funeral before so was a little anxious before the ceremony took place, however, my anxieties were immediately allayed because you delivered mum's eulogy with such eloquence and dignity.  You do an incredibly worthwhile but difficult job, meeting people for the first time at what is probably the saddest, most stressful and emotional time of their lives but you were so kind and understanding to us all.  I am sorry if we left things until the last minute and probably gave you more information about our brave mum than you needed but once again, thank you.

Feb 2018

Thank you very much for officiating [the] funeral. [We] thought that it was a real celebration of his life with opportunities for us all to reflect on our memories of him. Your script and its delivery made a very difficult time for us much easier.
Back at [the wake] there were many people who commented on how lovely the ceremony was and how appropriate it was in reflecting [our loved one] as a person. This included his closest friends, who were pleased that you captured the many varied aspects of his life.

Dec 2017