To all families who are grieving for your loved one. I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to each and every one of you. I planned a beautiful warm service for my beautiful mam. Last week. It was the first time I have had to arrange a funeral in my life. My emotions were in bits. I found it unbearable to cope with at first. I thought I could never put into words at my mams funeral how I really felt for my mam and how much I loved her and how amazing my mam truly was, and that it had to be all done in a short sentence . And that wasn't what we wanted for our my mam. She deserved so much more. We wanted a celebration of my mams life. A true story of her life from beginning to end. And at 86 my mam had a very packed life time of memories as! A Child and growing up into a beautiful devoted loving caring wife. Mother. Grandmother. great grandmother. Until her passing. I remember the day Richard rang me to talk about the service I wanted for my mam. I remember crying uncontrollable. Richard was so sympathetic. So patient and understanding. And he listened to every word I had to say. He was amazing with helping me and my family plan our mams funeral to every detail we wanted. The funeral was yesterday. And how ill remember for the rest of my life how beautiful the service was. What a fantastic job Richard had done for my mam and us as a family. We are so proud to have been able to say exactly how we felt in our hearts. And pour out the grief and pain we feel. There was no hymns. As my mam was not religious. We had all our songs played that was special to our mam and us as a family. I would definitely recommend Richard to everyone. All our family and friends have praised Richard too he was superb. A job well done. Richard showed compassion. Dignity. And Respect. To our mam and all of us at the service. Most of all gave me the confidence to actually stand up and read my mams poem. In front of everyone. Something I have never done. I couldn't have done it with him.
Thankyou very much.
Neil, Karin and Helen
I just wanted to say thank you very much for all that you did and the parts you all played in my recently deceased Dad's funeral. I really had no idea of what to expect during the arranging of the funeral and i was instantly reassured from the first phone call to Helen all the way through to the last email below. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone facing the same situation as our family,
The service was perfect, conducted in a dignified manner which the whole family and relatives found comforting, and I’m sure that Dad would have approved.
David B and family
My brother's funeral service was carried out by Richard Reardon. After one brief meeting with Tony's family he was able to construct a beautiful service which reflected our brother so much it was as if they had been close friends. The service was everything we could have hoped for in our brother's name, respectful, dignified, thoughtful and caring.
From Anthony's sisters - Bernadette and Mary
I am sorry I did not get time to talk to you on Tuesday but I seemed to have a long line of people wanting my attention.
I just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for your part in the day’s activity.
You set the right tone and said the right words and, when coupled with a warm and full chapel, enabled us to have just the ceremony that we had wanted.
The ability for some humour to be thrown in was a genuine bonus and I love that Wesley had some concerns over the pistol picture. Dad would have found that amusing.
We were really happy with the whole process from initial meeting, through checking of material to the ceremony itself and would certainly have no hesitation in recommending both you and your company if the opportunity arose.
Thank you once again.
Kind regards - Ian
Just wanted to thank you for the lovely service for Tony. So many people told me how lovely it was, that it was also the best service they'd been to/ experienced.
Received tony's eulogy this morning.
Thank You again for everything
Myself and the family, wish to thank you for presenting, my darling husband's, funeral service on Tuesday, I am so glad we choose you. Lots of our friends commented,, on the service, said it was a wonderful way to say goodbye to my Maurice. I will always cherish that day in my heart forever.
Thankyou a million times..
Best wishes to you and your colleagues
Take care Jacqueline Reasons
Can’t recommend Mountain Celebrations enough especially Claire Michelle Mountain she will help you through the most difficult time in your life before during and after the celebration of life until Claire did the proceedings on my father in law I always thought that it was just a funeral but no this was a celebration of life and uplifting thank you Claire
From Mark & Ann Gater
I want to thank you for the lovely way you delivered my fathers service John Henry James on Friday 31st 2020. I felt peaceful and happy with his send off (for want of better words) I think I did all my crying over the weeks before and as I said felt really happy with the reminders of his life with us.
He certainly has left a huge gap in our household at 213 The Highway.
It was so full on caring for dad but between us we did our best.
Once again thank you very much
M & T Fry along with our grandchildren
I want to thank you for your wonderful delivery of my fathers funeral service on Tuesday ... I am so grateful & I have had so much positive feedback from family & friends who also appreciated your expertise. It helped to make such a difficult day that much easier.
I know both my parents will have appreciated your sensitivity to their life stories & your timing!
We used Mountain Celebrations through the recommendation of the Funeral Director for my father's funeral, and am very pleased we did.
The Civil Celebrant (Richard) was so supportive, understanding and generous with his time. He made sure everything was exactly as we wanted.
We , or my dad, could not have wished for better care.
Family Name: Cox.
Thank you so much for yesterday's service. Many people have said how well it went and much of it was down to you. There were times when I felt the emotion taking over but I can now look back on the day and think we did my daughter proud. The personal tributes went so well and the choir were outstanding. It was you who held it all together and the applause at the end was a fitting and final tribute.
Again, thank you so much. We have only known each other for a short while but I believe for you it was heartfelt.
I just wanted to say thank you for the lovely service, we had lots of lovely comments from our family and friends and we’re so glad you suggested the photos, they really added something special.
From start to finish Richard was Absolutely Amazing with me and helped me no end with the service. He was on hand for advice he’s extremely kind and caring and did my dad proud on the day.
I’m extremely grateful that Richard was there to help every step of the way he honestly made our day a lot less stressful with his kind words.
Mace Family Xx
Thank you very much for the service you gave my dad on Tuesday it was very personal and very touching everyone comment on how well you gave the tribute thank you. Regards Rob
What was a very emotional and difficult time for myself and my mum, the service that Richard gave was amazing .
Richard visited us before the service and we chatted and discussed my dad and his life in great detail which enabled him to give such an exceptional eulogy on the day .
I highly recommend mountain celebrations and I thank them for everything.
Just to say thank you for sending a copy of the service for my dad, Barrie Rees.
It was a lovely service, thank you so much, you wrote and delivered it beautifully. So many people commented afterwards how lovely it was and thought you were brilliant.
It was just as my dad would have wanted.
With many thanks & best wishes
Alison Jones & family
Just to say THANK YOU for the open, honest and upbeat delivery of the ‘reading’ for My Mum on Monday 14th Oct. Lovely to see a smiling face and hear a calm, strong yet caring voice tell friends and family the stories of My Mum.
What was a very sad day was most definitely lifted by the service and how it was delivered. We’re extremely grateful for that ️
Was nice meeting you and we really appreciate your time and concern in getting it all spot on.
Have a lush weekend.
You have made it sound so special he would love it I know that much, was emotional to read bought back so many happy memories, thank you so much for making my brothers final journey so special means so much to me & my family
Hia Richard its Ali A,
I just want to say thank u so much for a beautiful service..I feel so at ease now ..and have had numerous mail of people saying exactly the same, thanks again...I will be holding on to you for family and friends which I know they will contact me when they needed
Just wanted to Thank you again for the lovely service for my dad. You really did portray his personality so well. The service was exactly what we were hoping for Patrick would have definitely approved to. We had lots of lovely comments too from the people who attended.
Just wanted to say again thank you so much for yesterday, the service was amazing & you did amazing with your speech, thank you so much for giving my brother the service he deserved. Ment a lot to me & my family x
I just wanted to thank you for everything. The service was just how I had envisaged it to be. Everyone said how lovely it had been, some said it was beautiful.
People asked me how long you had know Paul for. I think that sums it up really. You spoke with such warmth and compassion. You really conveyed the words that expressed and described Paul so beautifully. You really conveyed the essence of him, which was so much what I wanted for the service.
So thank you again, for the day and for making such a painful time a bit more bearable.
Sorry it’s taken so long to write, I wanted to say thanks for such a fantastic service and send off for my dad. Listening to family and friends afterwards it seems everyone thought the service was ‘spot on’ to coin one of my dads phrases.
I just want to say thank you so very much for all your kindness and for taking care of everything yesterday. You made a sad and painful day so much easier for us all.
Thank you for making it feel so natural for me to place the heather on her coffin. I wouldn’t have been brave enough to do it otherwise. (She always wished her name was Heather and so I had always called her Heather instead).
We would also like to apologise for not realising we had your surname wrong. It was only after printing the order of service cards that we noticed your name is Terrado-Reardon not Reardon.
It was so lovely to meet you and we will be forever grateful for your kindness at such a difficult time.
With warmest regards
Pauline, Matthew & Rod Brewster x
Hello again Claire,
I just want to thank you again for the wonderful celebration of the life of my wife you delivered on Wednesday. I am sure she would have approved as have all the family and all the friends and colleagues present. It was a fitting send off for a wonderful woman.
Best wishes for the future
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