Testimonials

‘You have been outstanding in the care and understanding you have shown to me and my family. At all times we were treated with respect, warmth and great compassion by all at Rowley and Sons, easing our passage through a very difficult time. Thank you for taking care of my husband.’

(BH July 2018)

 

‘I just want to say a massive thank you on behalf of my family for how you have helped and supported us during this difficult time. You have acted with compassion and dealt with everything in a very sensitive manner, I am very grateful for this. Thank you.’

(AW June 2018)

 

‘I just wanted to express my very deep apperception for the splendid funeral arrangements for my dear friend. Everything went so well, your guidance and patience through all the planning was so helpful to me and very appreciated.’

(GB May 2018)

 

‘Please accept our grateful thanks for all your kindness to our family after the death of my father. Everything went smoothly, satisfactorily and most importantly without stress!’

(WC April 2018)

 

‘Thank you so much for helping with Dads funeral recently. I know it was all a little rushed under the circumstances but we were all so appreciative of all the help, flexibility and sensitivity. Thank you for the personal touch and taking care of him. It was dignified and simple.’

(TL March 2018)

 

‘Thank you very much for all you have done in organising my mother’s funeral. You have all been very kind and thoughtful, and made the process so simple, meaning we could reflect on her life, instead of having to worry about funeral arrangements’

(EB February 2018)

 

‘We just wanted to send a note to express our thanks for all your support you showed us whilst arranging my husbands funeral. It went exactly as he would have wanted it from beginning to end. The Service you provided was so personal and thoughtful and you put us at ease at this very difficult time, we couldn’t have asked for anything more.’

(MC January 2018)

 

‘Thank you for taking care of mum. I felt that mum was dealt with as an individual and you made the most difficult time as stress free as possible. Thank you again.’

(KR  December 2017)

 

‘Thanking you all for looking after our Dad with such care and dignity. You all helped us through a very difficult time. The funeral was exactly what we wanted for Dad and I’m sure he would have been extremely proud.’

(PH November 2017)

 

‘Thank you for your patient and caring support for us in arranging and implementing Michael’s funeral. The ceremony was appreciated by all those present and many compliments were paid to the way in which your staff conducted themselves. Most Professional!’

(JM October 2017)

 

‘Many thanks to Elizabeth, Martin and the ‘Team’. My Mum’s funeral truly was a beautiful and memorable occasion for all our family and friends. Martin’s walk to the church was a fitting tribute to a much loved Mum, Grandmother and Sister. So many people who attended, welcomed the opportunity to walk with mum to the church. It was truly the best way to see her leave home for the last time. Thank you.’ (TK September 2017)

 

‘Just a few words to say thank you so much for all your care and kindness shown during this difficult time. From the moment i picked up the phone. i felt reassured everything would be taken care of. You and your wonderful team went beyond what was expected and put yourselves out in every single detail. The slide-show was truly amazing and everyone has said how moving it was- thank you for all the effort you put in to it. Thank you again for looking after us both so well.’ (VC August 2017)

 

‘Thank you all so much for your help through our very sad times and for organising Mum’s funeral. Wayne and Ron absolutely did you proud, and the service at the crematorium was a credit to you all.’ ( TB July 2017)

 

‘We would like to thank you all so much for the care and compassion shown to each and everyone of us during this difficult tome of losing mum, dealing with her funeral arrangements and also on her funeral day. We will never be able to thank you enough for what you have done, your professionalism and especially the personal touches mean so much to all of us. Once again our thanks to you all.’

(JB June 2017)

 

‘We cannot thank you enough for your kind and caring service in helping us navigate through the most difficult task for our son’s funeral. Both you and your family were impeccable in every way and we are so grateful we found you. It was a perfect service.’

(PR May 2017)

 

‘We cannot thank you enough for excellent service. We all felt that our hands were being held by you and your staff at our sad time of loss’

(RW April 2017)

 

‘Thank you so much for the beautiful and stress free service for my beloved Dad.’

(JH March 2017)

 

‘We can’t thank you enough Martin, Elizabeth and your family & staff. This sad time was treated with such respect, care, love and ease.’

( JT February 2017)

 

‘We can’t thank you all enough for all the personal care and attention you gave to us and to my husband during this difficult period, from losing him to the wonderful thanksgiving service. The whole painful process was made as easy as possible by your advice and practical help, not to your mention meticulous attention to detail. We are forever indebted to you for making the occasion memorable for all the right reasons.’

(AN January 2017)

 

‘Just like to give you all a great big thank you. For being so kind and caring to us all as a family, during our difficult time. The day went perfectly!’

(BN December 2016)

 

‘Just wanted to say thank you for your kindness and professionalism at the time of our brother’s death. None of you could have been more thoughtful and respectful as you were on the day of his funeral. A great send off. Thank you for making the day so much easier to bear.’

(GO November 2016)

 

‘Thank you for everything you have done for our beloved mother. In our darkest hours you were a guiding light and made the sadness more bearable.’

(AS October 2016)

 

‘Thank you so much for your highly respectful and dignified service. From the very start of our discussions with you to the closing of the ceremony, we felt supported. You made a tragic time that much easier, we deeply appreciate your experience, warmth and understanding. Thank you!’

(CP September 2016)

 

‘On behalf of myself and the family I would like to thank you both for the wonderful organisation for the celebration of Dad’s Life. You and your staff made it so easy for us and made it very personal. On the day Ron and staff carried out their duties in such a professional and dignified manner. I had the pleasure of meeting Ron before the funeral and as you said he was a great guy, a real credit to your business. Could you please pass on our thanks and gratitude to all for making this occasion one to remember.’

(KM August 2016)

 

‘We would like to say ‘Thank You’ so much Martin for all you did for us at my husband’s funeral. Everything was perfect all due to you. Thanks Again’

(SR July 2016)

 

‘Thank you so much for your kindness, care and very respectful service you provided before and during the funeral service of our mum, we were so moved by your respectfulness, and a very difficult time was made a lot easier, knowing you were taking care of our mum. Your professionalism and courtesy are second to non.’

(MS June 2016)

 

‘Just a short note to say a big thank you to you all for looking after our mum so well, and for being so caring and efficient in all our dealings with you all.’ (IP May 2016)

 

‘Thank you for all your help during the time my brother was in your care. The funeral was perfect and went smoothly. You have a very professional team and we couldn’t have got through without your help. Thank you just doesn’t seem enough!’   (PR April 2016)

 

‘I just wanted to thank you and your staff for all that you did for us as a family on Friday. We were very moved by the whole day and know that my husband would have been so proud of how everything was handled. we had many comments at the wake about how professional and classy the funeral and this is a testament to you and your team. Thanks again for going the extra mile.’ (KG March 2016)

 

‘Thank you for all your help and for looking after the love of my life. It is the ultimate responsibility to look after someone before their final resting place, and you did him and me proud- so thank you!!’ (DJ February 2016)

 

‘Thank you so much for all did for my husband. You looked after him for 3 weeks beautifully. The funeral was arranged perfectly and everything went off as it should.’ (BR January 2016)

 

‘I wanted to add my personal thanks for all your care and attention between Mum’s death and the funeral. Everything went very well throughout the day, and we knew we could rely on your attention, support and help at all times,and the organisation beforehand was made very easy.’ (KB December 2015)

 

‘We asked you to arrange my husband’s cremation and a very simple ten minutes for me and my family to listen to music and think about him. You did this very quickly and smoothly, you understood exactly what we wanted and we said goodbye to him exactly as we wished. Finally, you asked my son if he’d like to help carry the coffin, which transformed the experience for him, and for me.’ (RH November 2015)

 

‘Many thanks for all your help and support with arranging my fathers funeral. You made the whole process simple and stress-free. Thank you’ (JB October 2015)

 

‘Words can not express our gratitude to you all, for looking after our daughter. You have all been attentive, helpful and kind. You have given us genuine support whenever we needed it. Nothing has been too much trouble for you all. You all really provided exemplary care for all of us. We would not have wanted anybody else to look after our daughter. We will always be grateful to you.’ (CC September 2015)

 

‘Thank you for making our mother’s last time here so special and for being so kind.’ (SB  August 2015)

 

‘On behalf of my mother I would like to say a massive ‘Thank you’ for all you’ve done!’ (AR July 2015)

 

‘We would like to thank you for arranging and conducting the service of thanksgiving for my mother, ‘it was perfect’ and greatly appreciated.’ (DS June 2015)

 

‘Thank you so much for all your help! You are a great chap and made these hard times so much easier for us!’ (MM May 2015)

 

‘Thank you for being you! The service and kindness you have shown us in this very difficult time has been second to none! We came to you feeling very overwhelmed and somewhat scared at the prospect of organising my father’s funeral and yet you put us at ease and made the process straight forward. You listened to our needs and requests and the day couldn’t have been more perfect. My dad received the send-off he deserved and couldn’t have been dealt with by anyone better than yourselves’  (KP April 2015)

 

‘We would as a family like to give our sincerest gratitude and appreciation for your support and kindness in these last few month. It has been one of the hardest times we have had as a family. Your full support has been overwhelming. Thank you for being the most heartfelt and gracious family funeral services we could have wished for’. (JC March 2015)

 

 

“Thank you Martin to you and your family and staff for all your help and thoughtfulness you all showed us at the time we needed it organising Mum’s funeral. Your business card says it all, you do listen, you do care and you do serve. Thank you so much”.  (SL February 2015)

 

“A big thank you for making our sad occasion seem calm and effortless, excellent from beginning to end.  We all agreed that it couldn’t have been bettered”.  (CC January 2015)

 

I just want to take the opportunity to thank you and your team for your service over recent weeks in relation to the passing of my father on Christmas Eve.  My sister and myself were very appreciative for your caring and sensitive approach to the circumstances and the smooth running of organising for my father’s funeral.  My mother has particularly expressed how you eased her anxiety from our first meeting with you, a meeting she was dreading.  So thanks once again for your input and support” .  (PC December 2014)

 

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the part you played in seeing my Dad on his way on Monday.  Your friendliness and professionalism were fantastic from start to finish.  Thanks again to you and your family”. (CP Nov 2014)

 

“We were so pleased with the kind and considerate way you and your staff handled our Mother’s funeral.  You made a difficult time so much easier to bear”.  (RK Oct 2014)

 

“Thank you very much, once more for your exceptionally good work concerning my father’s funeral.  It was a really nice service, thanks in large part to you all, and surpassed what my family hoped for”.  (DW Sept 2014)

 

“Thank you sincerely for the role you played in guiding and supporting us in such traumatic circumstances.  I appreciate beyond measure the care, concern and compassion you extended to us, and the exceptional lengths to which you were prepared to go to make the funeral so special”  (FH August 2014)

 

“I can’t thank you and your team enough for the perfect smooth running of every part from beginning to end of a beautiful funeral.  The day was very moving but also very beautiful at the same time.  As funeral go it was the best.  So many of his friends commented on that.  With many grateful thanks.”  (TH July 2014)

 

“I want to thank you so much for all your kindness when my beloved mother passed away.  The whole funeral service was very beautiful and you were all so very kind and helpful.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” (DY June 2014)

 

“Thank you so very much for all you have done for me.  From the first phone call we made to you, to our final goodbye, you made it so much easier, you are a very genuine person. I know my partner would have liked you, thank you again from the bottom of my heart”. (SP May 2014)

 

“A sincere thank you for your kindness and comfort you brought to our family.  The whole service from our initial visit through to the ceremony went very smoothly and with great care.  We cannot thank you and your family enough”.  (MB April 2014)

 

“We would like to give you our heartfelt gratitude for your professionalism and dedication in caring for our needs whilst grieving for a dear husband and father, you have remained true to your motto – of listening, caring and serving in a time of great sadness.  You are a lovely family who’s understanding goes beyond measure”.  (CW March 2014)

 

“Your professionalism and expertise, mixed with the compassion you have shown to us both, has made the trauma of our loss a little easier to bear, and knowing that the funeral was a’job well done’ has satisfied our need to ‘do it right’ for him”.  (MB February 2014)

 

“I would like to send you our grateful thanks to you and your staff at the funeral of our dear daughter.  We could not have asked for a better service at our sad time.  (KP January 2014)

 

“My heartfelt thanks to you for making an awful situation much easier to bear.  I really appreciated your honesty and understanding of my Dad’s situation and I can’t thank you enough. You are indeed a lovely man!”. (JM December 2013)

 

“Thank you for everything you did to give my Dad a dignified funeral. You made all that you did so personal and nothing was to much trouble. A funeral is the last thing you can do for someone you love and you made this very special at a time when it was so sad for all of us”. (LB November 2013)

 

“Thank you so very much for arranging my father’s funeral, you made the whole process so easy and unstressful, you were fantastic.  Many thanks indeed”. (TS October 2013)

 

“A big thank you for all you did for my Mum and to say what a wonderful, personal service you offer.  There are very few businesses that offer ‘that personal touch’ but you certainly did for us.  I feel reassured about the care you took over us as clients and my Mum”. (JB September 2013)

 

“I’d just like to say that I think Martin Rowley was really wonderful to my family after losing a loving father,husband and grandad, he helped us with all the arrangements. Martin put my Dad first and made sure he put our families minds at rest.Thank you so much Rowley & Sons”.  (MB August 2013)