"Thank you so much for the wonderful service and amazing eulogy. Everyone was overwhelmed by the warmth and good humour you expressed in celebrating 'B's' life." Pete. S.
"Dear Martin. Myself and 'C' would like to thank you for the amazing service you provided this morning for 'V'. Everybody commented how nice it was to have such a personal and intimate service." L.F.
"You conveyed Mum's special life over to the congregation in a perfect way. Everyone has been telling me how good it was. Thank you so much" D.S.
"You presented his service beautifully - it was like you knew him!" S.J
"Thank you very much. I thought that it was a beautiful service. I think you did a great job, and that dad would have been very happy with the send off." P.H.
"Thank you again Martin. You were brilliant we've had a number of people mention how good you were" D. S.
"You were pivotal in making Mum’s service so beautiful. Best wishes."S and C
"Just wanted to thank you for such an amazing job you did! I woke this morning very content that it was a lovely send off." A.K.
"Hi Martin. Thank you so much. Everyone said afterwards what a lovely thoughtful service. And you were paid the greatest compliment by several people.....a truly lovely memorable service". H.C.
"A big thank you for all your help, listening skills and beautiful eloquence. We will always be grateful. You also brought a feeling of gentle calm to the proceedings. That very much reflected Dad.
"So many people thought you were a friend of the family and knew my Dad which I think is the biggest compliment we can give you." K.R.
I would just like to say a very huge thank you from the bottom of my heart for officiating so beautifully and serenely at Mum’s funeral service today. D.H.
"Thanks again........it felt like mum was telling her story." G.A
"Your kindness and sensitivity has really helped us cope with this difficult time." A.H.
"We and everyone there thought it was beautiful and a fine and fitting goodbye to Mum". S.W.
"We felt very privileged to have had you as the celebrant; you have a real gift for what you do.." C.T.
"Absolutely perfect bought a tear & happy memories. Martin thank you from the bottom of my heart" E.S.
"We couldn't have had any one better than you. You were amazing ...the perfect person to conduct the service for us." J.L.
"You delivered the service perfectly. We really appreciate that you took the time to listen and talk about Mum, it really meant a lot to all of us." S, D, J & R.
"You struck the perfect blend between professionalism and informality. We really felt it could not have gone more smoothly and we all took great comfort from that". D.E.
"Everyone thought you were excellent and captured mum perfectly". M.W.
"A lovely service from you, it could not have gone better." C.I.
"A heartfelt thank you from me for making the day go so well. Thank you for the script, thank you for the photos and thank you for everything you did for us." P.E.
"We have had so many messages and calls to say how much people were touched by the service and how lovely it was. A great many saw it online which is very special. A very "true to Dad" farewell". C.D.
"And thank you so much you really made the service so special I had so many people telling me how lovely the service was and how well you presented and spoke you made a really difficult time much easier once again thank you." L & J
"Thank you for helping supporting and managing us all on the day. We hear that everyone loved the format and simplicity of the service and I know it was exactly what my sister wanted." I.R.
"Dear Martin, I felt I had to write to thank you very much for making it a special day. You made a sad day bearable."
"I would like to thank you, along with my family, for the deeply moving tribute ..... at my father’s funeral. It really felt like you had met him and knew him. J. McB
"Thank you so much for the lovely service you did, everyone loved it! I hope all funerals are as enjoyable as ours was! Thanks again from us all". C xx
"I would like to thank you so much for such a beautiful service. You captured our words perfectly and helped make this day a celebration of 'J's' life." M.C.
"It was a pleasure to meet you and we couldn't have wished for a nicer celebrant to lead Dad's funeral. Many, many thanks again." J & J.
"We all found it very uplifting in our own ways, and a big part of that was down to you. Thanks once again for your professionalism, sensitivity, and helpfulness." D.H.
"Dear Martin,...thank you very much for the way you delivered the service for my husband J...you surpassed my hopes. " C.T.
"Cannot thank you enough for your patience and understanding, with time given on the telephone and emailing to put together with what was a wonderful service for Mum". S.W.
"Please accept my thanks and those of the family for the understanding and professional way you assisted us in preparing J's funeral service ..... and enabled a positive and comforting atmosphere." A.H.
"You were able to bring to the occasion a quiet solemnity while showing a real interest in 'C', which prevented too much sadness and left me feeling it was a real celebration of her life. That made a huge difference so thank you". L.D.
"Would just like to say a big 'thank you' for the service you carried out for my father. It was ideal - just what we wanted and executed by yourself perfectly" H.C.
"It was a lovely tribute to him and brought back some lovely memories. The whole event was so much more of a celebration to him than a very sad occasion." S.B.
"...people commented on how good it was, and how well it captured Dad's personality. I really appreciate the work you put into making it just so." S. C-A.
"I'd also like to thank you very much for such a lovely service, (my sister) would have definitely been proud. I'm truly grateful for your help in bringing it all together for us." R.G.
"Dear Martin, thank you for your kind and compassionate delivery of the funeral for Dad. It was delivered with some humour and with empathy which was most appreciated by us as a family and those that attended." J.T.
Celebrants in Dorset all have our own style so I hope my reviews give you a feel for how I can help you create a beautiful funeral service, or memorial service.