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Just wanted to say how very grateful we are to you. The celebration of Mum’s life felt so very special. You are exceptional at how you conduct the service, and the way you interact and support people at such an emotional time. Honestly, you are a Legend! I will be forever grateful to you,
D Gloucester
May 2024
Thankyou for being our Celebrant. We both felt very comfortable with you for this important family event.
R Wotton Under Edge
May 2024
Many thanks for your beautiful presentation of her service today. It was very much appreciated.
R Cheltenham
May 2024
Claire, Thank you for today, it was a beautiful send off for our dad and so many people said how wonderful you were. It was all perfect xx
L Tewkesbury
May 2024
Dear Claire, Well what a service for dad. Thank you so much for your care and attention to detail. You helped us give a wonderful man the service he so deserved. We had so many amazing comments and we felt so proud. With Best Wishes
K & G Cheltenham
May 2024
Hi Claire hope you are well , can’t thank you enough for the beautiful service for our mum it was perfect in every way . To come home today and receive what you had put together was beautiful and we will treasure this . You take care , kind regards
D Australia
May 2024
Claire, I rewatched the video of dad’s funeral and it was so lovely – you did an amazing job – so many thanks again. With Best wishes xx
S Gloucester
May 2024
Thank you for doing such an amazing job yesterday Claire, it was a beautiful ceremony and everyone kept saying how lovely it was all night. Thank you so much!! We also LOVE our memory box. It made me cry in a good way!! Thank you so much . The way that you have printed and packaged our ceremony word is beautiful too. Thank you xx
K & D Bristol
May 2024
Dear Claire, We would all like to thank you so much for the service you conducted for us. Everyone who attended commented on how amazing you were and we were really hapy with the tribute.
Thank you for your patience with all of our changes and it was so nice that you took the time to spend so long with us before. This was much appreciatd and almost quite therapeutic! Best Wishes xxx
S Gloucester
May 2024
Dear Claire, I have received my Celebration of Life pack. It is beautifully presented and the Poem was her in every word. We were so lucky to have you and everyone commented how gentle and warm you are and putting the Service together was perfect. I will treasure my copy forever. My sister has not collected her’s yet but I know she will find it such a comfort as I have. Thank you so much Claire you did our darling sister proud. xxxx
S Gloucester
May 2024
Firstly , thank you so much for your time today. We started today feeling very sad but after you left we both said that she has the very best person performing her funeral. Your kindness and compassion shone through. We now feel that our sister will have her celebration of life spoken with a smile and a little laughter at the end. Claire you have been kinder than we ever would have expected but please know we so appreciate it.
A Newport
April 2024
Claire, Thank you for conducting a beautiful and meaningful service.
P Cheltenham
April 2024
We had so many compliments on the ceremony and how personable Claire made it! She was absolutely fantastic and cannot recommend her enough!
E Cheltenham
April 2024
Thank you very much Claire for delivering such a beautiful funeral. A lotof people commented on how nice it was nd a fitting tribute xx
M Gloucester
April 2024
Thank you so much for making our say extra Special!
B & Nottingham
April 2024
Many thanks for the part you played in conducting the service. I think between us and funeral directors , that we did him proud. As you say, the sun came out for the burial. You may not have noticed, as you were busy at the graveside, but a light aircraft came buzzing over, saw the funeral and cut his engine to drift over in silence. I had to assure people that this was not planned! I would certainly recommend your services in future
M Upton Upon Severn
April 2024
I just wanted to say thank you so much for a lovely service today. It went off really well and even the sun shone making it a super send off for Mum. The Eulogy was beautiful. Up until that point I had felt quite calm and composed but hearing you tell our mum’s story made me cry. Not so much tears of sadness but tears of joy, thinking what a wonderful life she had had, and I felt so incredibly blessed to have had her in my life for as long as I did. We have received messages from some of the family in South Africa tonight saying what an amazing service it was. One cousin even saying he’d learnt quite a bit that he’d not known before today. So glad they could join in. We even had cousins on my dad’s side join in from Melbourne who we didn’t know were going to until the last minute especially with the time difference. Thanks again. You made it a very special send off and we hope that Mum approved of all our choices!! I do hope you get out to SA soon. Its a beautiful country and I have to say the garden route is particularly stunning. You won’t be disappointed!! Very best wishes
Y Gloucester
April 2024
I just wanted to thank you somuch for all the copies of the servcie and for the service on Monday. It was really lovely, Everyone said how warm and friendly you were. Thank you once again, the day really couldn’t have gone better so thank you once agan.
P Gloucester
April 2024
This is great I am stunned by how much information you got from us, you have captured him so well.
L Cheltenham
April 2024
Hi Claire, thank you so much for the copies of service. I shall pass D’s on to her. We were all very happy with the service and how it all went on Monday. My son and friends who watched online all gave lovely feedback and said they thought it was a lovely service. Thank you again for your time and kindness.
L Cardiff
April 2024
Hello Claire , I would just like to thank you for all your work and delivering such a good service for my dad on Monday .. It went really well & lots of people have said how nice it was . I keep thinking how much my dad would have enjoyed it ! Carry on your good work ! Best Wishes
D Bristol
April 2024
Thank you Claire for everything that you have done for the family. You have a beautiful soul.
All your words were welcomed warmly by those who attended and made a difficult day a bit easier to bear. Kind regards
R & K Tewkesbury
April 2024
Hi Claire, Just a note to thank you so much for the full copy of his funeral. It is so lovely and so unexpected. Thank you for making his special day so perfect. All the best for the future. Love and best wishes
J Gloucester
April 2024
Hi Claire. Thank you so much for the beautiful tribute booklets. We were so touched by them. The service you presented was lovely. Everyone commented on how beautiful.it was. Thank you again, with love xx
L & E Gloucester
April 2024
Dear Claire Thank you so much for the beautiful service for dad on Monday its was perfect. I recieved the service copy this morning it was so thoughtful and kind of you , a very personal touch and very much appreciated. I hope you have a wonderful holiday and the sun shines for you just like you have done to ease our pain over the last few weeks. Best wishes
R Cheltenham
March 2024
I would like to thank you on behalf myself and the rest of the family for the lovely service you conducted for dad yesterday. Your soft spoken voice and your well chosen words made this time of deep sorrow more bearable. Also I will like to thank you for being there by my side during the Eulogy, I stumbled a couple of times and I noticed you look up at me waiting to get the nod to take over but that steeled me into composing myself and carrying on. Thank you once again and if we should meet again I hope it is in happier circumstances. Kindest regards
A Wales
March 2024
Claire, It was wonderful surprise to receive the commemorative packs on mum’s celebration of life service. They are a great reminder of that special day , to be treasured always.
A Wales
March 2024
Hi Claire…. I just wanted to say thank you so much for today…It was a wonderful service xx”
D Gloucester
March 2024
Thank you again so much. It’s been wonderful getting to know you and your service yesterday was wonderful, I wouldn’t have changed a thing and you really did Gramp proud. You really are amazing xx
O Gloucester
March 2024
Hi Claire, I want to thank you, on behalf of the family for doing such a fantastic job yesterday. Everyone we spoke to said what a wonderful service it was and you were crucial to its success. Thank you
A Gloucester
March 2024
Dear Claire, I’ve just received your tribute and more, for my Moms funeral. I just want to thankyou for that as it’s beautiful. Such a wonderful presentation and we all love it. It feels so special and personal. I’ve had so many messages from Moms friends and family as they all loved the funeral and that was down to you. So special thanks from all our family. My Mom would have loved it xx
L & D Cheltenham
March 2024
My dear Claire, I just want to thank you for a wonderful service you put together for our son yesterday. The words, the music, the photos, and people’s tributes were perfectly put together. I believe there wasn’t a dry eye in the room throughout!! Thank you so much. We have had comments from family and friends across the Globe who watched the service, saying how lovely it all was. You really made such a sad day an amazing day. The little touches from you and Elaine made me tingle and feel involved in saying our goodbyes to him. I had said to T that it was down to her to arrange his funeral, as his wife, but to also be a part of the process, not just as his Mum and Dad, meant a great deal to us. Thank you so much, Claire. He had an absolutely wonderful send off. Love and very best wishes,
L & D Cheltenham
March 2024
Thank you so much, Claire.You are a lovely, kind and caring person. You made a difficult day so special. Thank you xx
L Gloucester
March 2024
Aw how sweet of you to take the trouble to think of me and send this lovely email . Hope you are also ok and everybody said how lovely you were at Mum’s funeral , so thank you again.
E Gloucester
March 2024
Thank you claire.you are such a wonderful lady to think of me. I was so lucky to have you as my mums celebrant. Sending lots of love ❤️ xx
K Bournemouth
March 2024
Hi Claire Just a short note – thank you for yesterday, great job. The pictures show the link we had watching on our TV and the other is just to show I did actually wear red and even had a glass of port (closest drink to red in the house) Thanks again.
G Dubai
March 2024
Hello Claire I just wanted to say a special “thank you” for leading our family tribute to Mum last Thursday. I have had many positive comments on how well it suited her and how proud she would have been of the send off we put together. On behalf of all the family thank you once again and best wishes for the future.
A Cheltenham
March 2024
We could not have asked for a better celebrant and funeral director. Claire conducted a beautiful service with such warmth and grace, We she felt as if she was a friend of Nan’s. Both Claire and the funeral director have given us such fond memories to treasure a lifetime.
A Gloucester
February 2024
Hi Claire, Mum has taken such comfort for the lovely package with a copy of the service that you sent her. We all really appreciate all you have done for us – helping us remember my wonderful dad the right way, Thank you xx
D Cheltenham
February 2024
Hi Claire This seems a strange thing to say but the funeral was amazing and Pat would have been very pleased with it. Thank you for all your hard work and support during such a dreadful time for us.
J Kent
February 2024
Thankyou Claire The service was lovely. We did go on to share a few drinks and memories with family after. Thankyou again for a lovely service.
S Cheltenham
February 2024
Hi Claire. I just wanted to get in touch to say thank you for my husbands funeral service. We all agreed it was absolutely everything that we wanted and we couldn’t have been happier with how it went. Thank you so much x
K Cheltenham
February 2024
Thank you so much for the fantatcic funeral service for dad. We were so pleased it went so well. Thank you so much also for the two beautiful packs you have posted to me with the Eulogies and content of Dad’s funeral. They are special and we will treasure them forever. I will keep a pack safe for my sister and her family when I see them later in the year. xx
J Cheltenham
February 2024
Claire, I have thought all day about you (yes really!!) You do such a fantastic job or I should I say you absolutely fill your calling so well and if you have the impact you made and still make on me and our family with others, you are gold dust. Thank you so much. You are special.
C Tetbury
February 2024
Thank you so much for being so lovely it is much appreciated. The service was lovely and your kindess was so much appreciated. xx
D Cheltenham
February 2024
Claire, I just have to say we think you were absolutely wonderful. Everyone said his service was just perfect, the best they had ever been too and we could not be more gratetful to you. We will never forget you and your kindess and what you have done for us. Thank youxx
A Cheltenham
February 2024
Thanks Claire for the copies of the service I received this morning. They are beautiful. I just watched the online service and it was a wonderful service so thank you so very much
K Gloucester
February 2024
Hi Claire, Thank you for such a lovely service. Mum singing along to Whitney and her “that was good” comment after you read her poem bought smiles to an otherwise sad day. You really did make the whole ‘experience’ easier to cope with. Thank you so much
W Cheltenham
February 2024
Apologies for my delayed reply. I just wanted to add my own thanks to those already sent for us all by my sister. Everyone thought Dad’s service was really lovely and certainly gave him the send off he would have wished for and that he deserved. Thanks for everything you did to make that happen both on the day and beforehand. Thanks also for your ongoing thoughts about Mum. Thanks again.
T London
February 2024
We can honestly say it was the best funeral we have ever been to. Thank you
S Gloucester
February 2024
We were all impressed with the service and people have told me they enjoyed listening and remembering her . You also did justice to my poem . You also did the service for the sister of a lady who I work with and she said how lovely you were too . Thanks again and sending best wishes back to you too , keep up the good work too.
E Gloucester
February 2024
Hello Claire Thank you so much for the copies of the service I received today. Such a lovely keepsake for us all. We would also like to thank you again for the beautiful service. You were amazing. You have such a gift. All of my family members commented on how lovely it was. You did him proud and thank you for your support throughout.
S Gloucester
February 2024
Claire Thank you so much for today ,general feedback was as Funerals go , its the best funeral everyone has been to ,very relaxed ,informal and not too upsetting Photos were great as well
D Gloucester
February 2024
Claire, Thank you for what a wonderful job you done. I’ve got to say you are outstanding, your responsibility , your ability, presentation and coordination. We’re over the moon. It has been phenomenal, you are such a wonderful person. Thank you very much for everything you have done. You really are top of the class. God bless and thank you very much, it has been a pleasure meeting you.
P Tewkesbury
February 2024
Claire, What can I say, you made us all so very proud on Friday. What a fantastic service you gave, everyone has come up to me or been in touch to say “it’s like she really knew your mum”, wow! Thank you so so much, from the very bottom of my heart. You clearly have a gift. What a wonderful person you are. All the very best for the future. Kind regards
S Gloucester
February 2024
God bless you Claire. You have been the silver lining of this experience.
D Dublin
February 2024
Hi Claire Just sending you a big thank you for being a calming presence and leading a very memorable event that none of us will forget. I know my sister would have appreciated all the words spoken. You do such a remarkable thing that is gift. Do take care ,look after yourself and do carry on with your fantastic gift.
G Gloucester
February 2024
Hi Claire, It was so nice to meet you yesterday, we feel really lucky and happy to have chosen you as our celebrant for the wedding. I know its going to be how we want it with you 🙂
G & C Bath
January 2024
Hi Claire, Would like to say a big Thank you to you, for the lovely service you gave for my sister 💛. Kind Regards
G Gloucester
January 2024
Thank you so much for the beautiful service you gave our mother and for all the support you provided us x
E, G, L London
January 2024
Hi Claire, my hero. Feeling drained today but actually a lot better. Thank you once again for a lovely service. Lots of love x
L Gloucester
January 2024
Thanks so much for today. It felt absolutely spot on and I’m sure mum would have approved.
N Tetbury
January 2024
Hi Claire, I just wanted to send thanks from myself and all the family for the beautiful service. Everyone commented and said what an amazing job you did. You made it all so effortless for us and we are so grateful. The tone at which you delivered the service was perfect and captured mum beautifully. You looked lovely too. Thank you xx
J Cheltenham
January 2024
Thanks Claire, it all went very well. Very much appreciated.
A Cheltenham
January 2024
Good morning. I just wanted to say a big, big thank you to you for yesterday. It was a lovely service and I really couldn’t have done it without you. Take care and see you soon x
G Gloucester
January 2024
Thank you so much for the lovely folders you sent from dad’s funeral. They will help make great memories for us all x
I Bournemouth
January 2024
Morning Claire. I just wanted to say thank you so much for a great service you did for dad last Friday. So many people have commented on how lovely it was. I can’t believe how quickly it went. We have also received the service from you, which is lovely. The poppets were very happy with their penguins. That was so very thoughtful of you. Have a lovely weekend xx
C Gloucester
January 2024
How very lovely. What a perfect momento
P Gloucester
January 2024
Thank you for sending the copy of the service, such a lovely keepsake and it is written beautifully. I love the little heart on the front. Thank you for everything you did for us, I couldn’t have got through it without your help xx
D Gloucester
January 2024
Hi Claire, I would like to thank you on behalf of myself, dad and my family for the exceptional job you done on Friday. The service felt very personal and everyone commented on how well you conducted the service. Many thanks again
S Tewkesbury
January 2024
Thankyou so much for yesterday Claire you did a wonderful job everything went off so well couldn’t of asked for more, thanks once again from all the family
M Gloucester
January 2024
On behalf of the family thank you for organizing such a wonderful service yesterday and you hit the spot with M and filled the gaps! One of my friends was at the service and she is a celebrant in Wales and said that yours was the best she had seen! Take care and kindest regards xx
S Deerhurst
January 2024
Thanks again for all the support you provided when we most needed it.
S Gloucester
January 2024
You are a unique lady and bring comfort in such sad times. Thank you for everything you do for others.
S Gloucester
January 2024
Thankyou for including me in your Christmas wishes. Such beautiful words, very powerful too. I consider myself very blessed to have had you in my life after my dear Father passed away in February. I will always remember how you helped me through the funeral, leading up to and after.
J Malvern
December 2023
I wish there were more caring people in the world like you it would make it a better place
P and B Gloucester
December 2023
Hi Claire,I just wanted to say a big thank for yesterday 😊 You did make him proud and gave him the send off he deserved. Iv had lots of messages saying what a lovely service it was and that’s down to you!!!!! We where very overwhelmed the amount of people where there. We sure did have a couple drinks well made be a bit more 🤣 think there might be a few people with bad heads today!!! Again a BIG THANK YOU XXXXXXXXX”
S Gloucester
December 2023
“I just wanted to drop you a line to say how very grateful I am for all that you did yesterday to make a very difficult day so much more bearable. You were amazing, so professional yet so warm and caring to us all and I know in my heart that she would have loved you and you most certainly would have been given tea and cake! So many people have told me the service was one of the nicest ( if a funeral can be described as such) that they have ever been to and this is most definitely down to you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart and if you are ever passing please call in, I would love to show you her garden and make you a cuppa! xx”
E Gloucester
December 2023
“Hi Claire I am writing to say thank you so very much for all of your help in making my mum’s funeral a completely perfect and appropriate celebration of the life of a wonderful human being. Everyone who attended felt it to be a wonderful send off, I’m only sorry that my mum wasn’t there to enjoy it as I’m sure that she would have. Your help and guidance throughout the entire process was invaluable to me and made what is a very stressful and challenging time as painless as it possibly could be. Thank you again, it really was most appreciated. Very best wishes.”
M Cheltenham
December 2023
“Good morning myself and the staff would like to thank you for the lovely service yesterday, it was all we wanted for her and more it was absolutely beautiful and we cant thank you enough. Kind Regards”
C Gloucester
December 2023
“Claire, Thank you so much for coming over this morning to get the plans sorted for the cremation service. If ever there was a right person in the right job/vocation, it has to be you. You were brilliant….really! You handled everything in such a relaxed yet caring manner, the whole process seemed easy. Thank you so much. Such capable and lovely people like you at this time are a God send and we really valued your help and support.”
C Tetbury
December 2023
“Hi Claire, Thank you so much for sending us all a copy of the tribute, they were lovely, so well presented. I definitely wasn’t expecting them to look so beautiful. You were amazing on the day, everyone commented on how well delivered the service was and what a lovely lady you are. On behalf of my family I’d like to say a huge thank you for making a very difficult day slightly easier.xx
J Gloucester
December 2023
“Oh Claire I just wanted to say how utterly brilliant you were. The ceremony was everything that I hoped for and I couldn’t have asked for more. Thank you so much x”
S Cheltenham
December 2023
“Hi Claire, I would just like to say “Thank you” so much for a beautiful service for mum, I had so many people say it was a lovely tribute and very fitting. Also was very pleased with the lovely service folder you sent, especially the heart with her name on it was a very thought touch, and the beautiful…….pink card with such kind words. Once again thank you for all your support, kindness during such an emotional time. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year x”
M Gloucester
December 2023
“IClaire, thank you very, very much for hthe lovely service yesterday. Thank you so much for all you have done”
S Gloucester
December 2023
“I just wanted to send many thanks for the celebration of Dad’s life, that you sent to us recently. It was a lovely and thoughtful gift, that will be treasured forever. Thank you once again for the time you spent with us and for understanding what a special man Dad was. You captured him brilliantly in your closing words, and there have been lots of comments from family and friends, saying the service was “very Dad.” Claire, you are a very special person who walked into our lives at a very difficult time, however you knew what to say and showed us great kindness and compassion. Have a lovely Christmas and best wishes for 2024″
R Gloucester
December 2023
“Hello claire.what a lovely gesture sending me your message. You are a lovely lady and did my mum proud.thank you so much for being part of her day. Once again thank you xxx”
K Kent
November 2023
“Claire, the flowers are just a small token of our appreciation, I’m glad you like them. Mum wanted to do something as she didn’t really get to see you on Friday but sitting with her during the eulogy meant so much and we are all very grateful for the time and care you invested in ensuring we received the personal touch and for that we can’t thank you enough. The copies of service have arrived and are really lovely thank you, lots of love xx”
K Kent
November 2023
“Dear Claire, I’ve just received your beautifully presented full order of service for my Dad, thankyou ,I will cherish this forever. And thankyou again for a much heartfelt service ,it was perfect. Kind regardsx
C Cheltenham
November 2023
Good Afternoon Claire. I just wanted to reach out and say thank you for such a lovely service today. It is always sad when there are so few people left to attend, but you did a lovely service for her and it was very much appreciated. It is nice to see that even with so few mourners, she was still treated with the uttermost dignity and respect. Thank you also for taking the time to prepare and so beautifully present the service in writing, that has been shared around the home today to those staff who were unable to attend. My Sincere Thanks
T Gloucester
November 2023
“Good morning Claire, I’d just like to say again what a lovely service it was and to tell you that many of our family and friends praised your presentation, it was spot on .Once again thank you”
E Stroud
November 2023
“Many thanks for your email and the lovely card and the service book, it is a lovely keepsake.You did a fantastic job and would recommend you to my friends and family. Thank you also for your support on the day it was nice to have a friendly face around.”
S Gloucester
November 2023
“Thank you so much for your lovely email and for the beautiful service yesterday, Thanks again for all your support, it’s very much appreciated. Very best wishes” “
J Cheltenham
November 2023
“Many thanks your efforts…greatly appreciated by all.”.
N Ledbury
November 2023
“Thank you so much for Dad’s tribute, you have captured him perfectly without even knowing him and made it really personal, which means a lot to us 😄”
E Gloucester
November 2023
“Hi Claire I just wanted to say a massive thank you for your help and time organising and delivering such a lovely tribute to my husband . Speaking to family and friends afterwards many of them also commented on what a lovely service it was. I know he wanted a family orientated celebration and he would have appreciated all your hard work to follow his/our instructions. Thank you again for your support during this sad time,” “
L Gloucester
November 2023
“Thank you so much for Dad’s tribute, you have captured him perfectly without even knowing him and made it really personal, which means a lot to us 😄”
A Gloucester
November 2023
“Dear Claire, Thank you so much for all your hard work and support for his funeral. I will remember it as a remarkable day – and all due to you. Also thank you for the beautifully presented memory books. With lots of love and thanks again”
J Stroud
November 2023
“Claire, it was truly the happiest wedding I have ever been too. Well done You were incredible”
K Cheltenham
November 2023
“Claire was an excellent choice to celebrate the life of my late father. Claire was empathetic and professional throughout the whole process whilst maintaining a personal and caring approach throughout. Her expertise and guidance was reassuring and I would recommend her services highly”
Google Review – D Stroud
October 2023
“Hello Claire. Thank you for such a lovely service. You didn’t know dad but made the service very about him, we are slowly feeling a little better but are still very sad. Thank you once again for all you did.”
L Gloucester
October 2023
“Claire, Thank you so much for being our celebrant!! You made our day absolutely perfect!! Also thank you so much for the incredible hand painted memory box – it made us cry!! Lots of love xxx
R & M Bristol
October 2023
“We had a lovely time at the wake thanks and gave my dad a good send off. On behalf of my family I’d like to thank you for all your help in planning and carrying out a service which many people came up to me to say was a lovely and fitting tribute to my dad. Again my deepest thanks”
K Gloucester
October 2023
“As you can understand we are all completely devastated by the loss of our Dad, we will all find it difficult over the coming months. You made an unbearable day more bearable with your kindness, compassion and comfort. The service was lovely, thank you for your professional approach and support to all our family. Thanks once again “
K Gloucester
October 2023
“Hello Claire wanted to say thankyou for a beautiful service, you delivered yesterday and I can say Dad would be very pleased. Everyone commented on it and all the family thought it was lovely Once again thank you”
S Gloucester
October 2023
“I want to thank you for all the support and guidance you have given me in putting together Dad’s service. As you said earlier in the week it has all come together. You presented it beautifully for us and although it was very emotional and a lot of tears were shed it still celebrated Dad’s amazing life.”
J Cheltenham
October 2023
“Thank you so much for the service, it was really lovely, and you did a brilliant job, as mentioned by many of the people back at the rugby club. It was nice to see a good turn out for gran. Thank you again”
S,N,J & J Bredon
October 2023
“Claire, you surpassed yourself! I cannot thank you enough. Such a beautifully timed and choreographed ending. It was much talked about all afternoon and into the evening. You are a star xx””
G Chipping Camden
October 2023
“Thank you Claire – for everything x”
T Newnham
October 2023
“I cannot think of a better person to write a eulogy for them Claire . You will smash it”
Funeral Director Stroud
October 2023
“Thank you so much for everything you did, in the run-up to Thursday and on the day itself. Everything went really well and you managed to get the tone exactly right. Everyone I spoke to seemed to be in agreement too. As the whole event was a bit “DIY” in the organisation, it certainly took some of the pressure off knowing that the ceremony itself was in safe hands. Thank you again for all your hard work”
G & L Tewkesbury
October 2023
“Thank you so much for Monday, it was beautiful”
L Cheltenham
October 2023
“Thanks again for yesterday. The tribute to dad was amazing and we gave him the send off I wanted for him with your help. You were absolutely amazing and made the send off all the more special. Thank you for everything xx”
E Gloucester
October 2023
“Claire, we just wanted to say thank you so much for everything yesterday, you made teh service so moving. It was just erfect, I think Dad would really have approved”
N & C Alderton
October 2023
“Just wanted to say thank you again for yesterdat. As always you were brilliant and did mum proud”
K & R Dursley
October 2023
“Thank you very much Claire. Just wanted to say we had a great day and your ceremony made it very special”
J & A Quebec
September 2023
“We honestly could not be more grateful for creating our perfect ceremony yesterday. It was exactly what we wanted and will always be grateful for how well you “got” us. Everyone loved the sand ceremony too! “”
A & D Moreton in Marsh
September 2023
“Claire, thank you so much for yesterday, it was absolutely perfect”
P Gloucester
September 2023
“Claire, thank you so much for making the bear from my mums top, it is really lovely and you are so clever. Please be assured that it will have a place of honour in my appartment, lots of lovexx”
E Australia
September 2023
“It was so lovely yesterday. Thank you so much. Lots of tears but happy memories too. Thank you again, it was all perfect xx”
T Tewkesbury
September 2023
“Dear Claire, I haven’t the words to express my joy at opening the thick envelope that arrived today containing his full Order of Service. It is so beautiful. I am speechless. I thank you with all my heart. From the moment you came to see us before the funeral, we knew we were welcoming a friend into the house. We shared many memories and we were all laughing as we told you all about him. You captured exactly what he wanted said at the funeral and you did it brilliantly. I am hoping that he was looking down because I know he would say that no-one could have done it better. He would be so proud of you. Also, what foresight you had to suggest his watercolour of the remote old cottage would make a brilliant backdrop in the Order of Service. Again everyone said it was the best they have ever seen. I wish now that I ordered more copies. I didn’t realise how many people would come. For the last fortnight I have sang your praises and I cannot thank you enough for making it happen. Everyone who came to see me in the tearoom remarked that it was a lovely service and how well you did it. A friend whom I hadn’t seen for years came to see me the day after the funeral. She is a singer in a choir (not just local choirs). She sat down and said ‘You know that I am religious don’t you ? I have sang at well over a hundred funerals. I can honestly say that his funeral was the best, the loveliest funeral that I have ever been to. I wish I could have gathered many, many ministers so that they could see for themselves what a wonderful funeral it was and how it should be’. Praise indeed from someone who acknowledges how well you did. Oh Claire, what a beautiful card you enclosed- a watercolour of a goldfinch! You put so much thought into everything you do. My gosh! How he would have approved! You cannot fault perfection! I am sending you all my love, all my hugs, and my thanks for making his funeral so perfect. I will never forget what you achieved. It feels like you have always known the two of us and you got into our hearts. Claire, thank you so very, very much.”
J Gloucester
September 2023
“Dear Claire, Thank you so much for the most beautiful funeral service for my lovely mum. Your calming presence and kindness to us all and the way you captured my mum so perfectly – who she was as a person – as a wife, a mother, a sister and a friend was so very touching to us as a family. It felt like you had spent time with mum (with a cup of tea and a slice of cake naturally!) having a good chat with her as a true friend. Mum would have absolutely loved you! Everyone who attended the service commented on how beautiful and personal the service was. Thank you Claire, there are some days that you will hold in your heart this will be one of these days for me and I’ll never forget the day or the person who helped to make it so beautiful for my mum, my family and myself xx”
C Cirencester
September 2023
“I wanted to thank you for a lovely service, I thought it was a fitting and moving send off for Dad.”
P Gloucester
September 2023
“Dear Claire, I have left the best until last. I wanted to take time to write an appreciation letter regarding my husband’s service. I felt your professionalism, perfect music selections from my directions plus the family contributions all came together to give him a perfect send off.
There wasn’t a member of the congregation who did not comment on leaving “a sad but very moving service” – “It described him just right” “We were pleased to be part of this lovely memorial service” were just a few of the comments I received.
At a time of distress I have to thank you for giving comfort on this occasion by conducting the service as you did. I particularly like the sentiments expressed when the bagpipes played.
Thank you for being an important part of our family’s journey.”
A Gloucester
September 2023
“Thank you so much for what you did for him”
L & D Gloucester
September 2023
“Thank you so much for overseeing Mum’s funeral service. We have had such good comments on what a lovely service, it was. Especially the clarity and content of the tribute, you wrote. We really appreciate the time you spent getting to know Mum when we first met. We are most grateful for your caring professional manner throughout. You say in your card, as promised but the copy surpassed expectation. Thank you so much ”
R&D Tewkesbury
September 2023
Thank you. It was an absolute privilege to have you as his celebrant. Don’t underestimate how much it meant to us. You were perfect. All our love xx! “
A & T Gloucester
September 2023
” Claire, So lovely to meet you too. Thank you so much for being such an all round super lovely person! You made a difficult conversation so much easier for my dad. “
C Gloucester
August 2023
” Thank you so much for today. It was a lovely service enjoyed by all.”
D Gloucester
August 2023
” My Family and I would like to thank you for all your help in putting together his service on 30th August. You made what was a difficult time much easier to bear. You have a knack of putting everyone at ease and made us feel we had known you for a long time. You treated us with kindness and compassion which was greatly appreciated and together with Alison gave him a good send-off. He wanted a simple ceremony and did not want a lot of fuss and he had his wish. Thank you once again”
M Stonehouse
August 2023
” Hi Claire, I just wanted to say thanks very much again for yesterday, you did a fanatstic job of pulling all of that together. It was seamless. An outstanding celebration of mums life. Thank you xx”
M,N, & L Cheltenham
August 2023
” Claire, it was perfect and everyone said what an amazing job you did. Thank you for all the time and care you put into it. We feel so lucky to have found you. xx”
L Gloucester
August 2023
” I thought I would just drop you a line to thank you so very much on behalf of the family. The funeral of my darling girl was made more bearable with the kind words and guidance of yourself and Goodwin’s. The kindness and care you all took of us as a family was second to none. The sun shone and the birds were singing as we said our goodbyes to my daughter. Thank you again With love xx”
L Gloucester
August 2023
” Thank you for thinking of us, you made a very sad occasion into a celebration of Mum’s life she would have been so pleased with the service. The celebrations afterwards were totally befitting of the happy fun lady that she was. Thank you so much for the bound folder of the order of service which will keep and cherish.”
B & J Cheltenham
August 2023
” Thank you so much Claire for today. You’re amazing.
What a lovely send off for her. xxx”
A & B Cheltenham
August 2023
” I would like to say Thank you for the service , it was a perfect celebration of my Mum’s Life. You planned it so well gave an absolutely wonderful description of Mum. You have a very warm, kind personality and you spoke just like you knew Mum. I also really appreciated you giving me a copy of the Service with the hand tied ribbon, also the added thoughtful touch of the wooden heart with Mum’s name ❤️. I will keep this forever and it can be passed down for future generations which is lovely. I know Mum would have loved the service as it was just how she would have planned it. I will certainly recommend you Claire 😀. Many thanks x”
K Gloucester
August 2023
” Hi Claire Thank you so much You did the best job and everybody said what a lovely celebration it was. It couldn’t have been more fitting with the humour etc xx”
D Gloucester
August 2023
” Thank you Claire. Having shared such a private moment with us with such kindness and support I just wanted you to know you were very much welcome to join us. I cannot thank you enough for being there for us yesterday. What a day of emotions (I never thought I would laugh at my dad’s funeral but oh so proud of my mum) what a cathartic journey. xx”
T Corse
August 2023
” A big thank you for everything you did to get us through such a challenging time. We couldn’t have done it without you! We are slowly beginning to come to terms with the reality of circumstances. We know there is a way to go, but are lucky to have eachother. Thank you for the copy of the service. It was lovely. Again, thank you for playing such a vital role in getting us through our most difficult time. You are wonderful at your job and we are so grateful. Many heartfelt thanks”
R Stroud
August 2023
” Just to say once again, thank you for your support, guidance and care through what was a difficult time for us. Also thank you for the precious Order of Service.
It was a lovely service, very sensitively presented and everyone there and who have watched it online thought so as well.
We wish you every success in thr future and will always cherish what you did for us. Thanks again and lots of hugs and kisses xx”
C & P Stroud
August 2023
” Thank you so much for yesterday. It was a magic day, you made it just right. You summed him up perfectly. You are wonderful.”
J Stroud
August 2023
“Thank you for delivering such a wonderful service. I have received many compliments from people who attended to say how lovely it was, so thank you for making his send off so special. He would have been truly overwhelmed by the turnout and the outpouring of love and support all of us, have felt over these last few weeks. Best Wishes”
J Cheltenham
July 2023
“Hi Claire, Thank you so so much for the great photos and beautiful ceremony that you created for us. It was everything that we wanted and we thought that you were amazing. We also loved the memory box and will treasure it forever. We are beyond grateful for everything you have done for us and it was an absolute pleasure to finally meet you. ❤️ Lots of love from Sophie and Sam xxx. “
Wedding at The Wool Barn, Frampton Estate
July 2023
“Thank you for doing such a wonderful job at mum’s funeral. I have viewed the funeral via video link over here in Queensland. Thank you again”
S Australia
July 2023
“Dear Claire I just wanted to thank you for making a day we never wanted to have to go through into another positive memory of him. It was all we could have wanted. You really did give him a wonderful send off. We will remember the day for all the right reasons. You really are a very special person. With Love”
A Gloucester
July 2023
“Thank you for all of your help in preparation for Dad’s funeral on Monday. We have received lots of wonderful messages from people to say how much they enjoyed the service for Dad. So thank you again for helping us put it all together. If you would like a testimonial or reference you can use at any point in the future then please get in touch. Take care and thanks again.”
D Stroud
July 2023
“I thank you for everything that you did to ensure that the funeral service for my Mum, was a special tribute with cherished memories. The funeral service was sad but beautiful; and my lovely girls and kind husband are supportive as I grieve. I wish you well for the future.”
A Bath
July 2023
“Ithank you so much for the lovely service. Everyone said how well it captured the essence of him. Thank you for your kind words. The day was strangely quite beautiful and a tribute to him. Much love “
J Stroud
July 2023
“To Claire, Thank you for all the help and advice you have given us with his funeral and all the kindness you have shown us. You have made such a difference and nothing has been too much trouble even though we have added a few things after it was arranged, With Love xx”
P & B Gloucester
July 2023
“Hi Claire, We just want to say a big thank you for our lovely keep sakes of mums service and thank you again for the lovely service. Take care x”
J,D & P Eckington
July 2023
“For a simply fabulous Celebrant/Claire-voyant! Mum’s service was perfect and all down to you. Your help and advice along the way was really appreciated xx”
S, R & J Gloucester
July 2023
“Dear Claire, thank you so much for your support and guidance through a difficult time. The tribute was wonderful what a send off. Best wishes x “
S&R Gloucester
July 2023
“Claire, it was a small gift in comparison with the help you gave us with his funeral it was very special. Take care of yourself with love “
P& B Gloucester
July 2023
“Hi Claire I just wanted to say thank you so much again for the lovely service and wonderful tribute you have for my mum today. It was simply lovely and those who attended commented so positively on the tribute you gave. I am both grateful and touched and my complete family want to thank you for making my mums special day so much more memorable. Yours gratefully “
P& G Cheltenham
July 2023
“Claire, You are fabulous and that’s why we all love using you . All the families love you and you do an amazing job , “
Funeral Director
July 2023