I lost my dad on Sunday, 26th February 2023, the day will be etched in my memory forever. As this is the day I lost forever the most important man in my life, my dad! Secondly, it was the day that my son James and I had travelled to watch Manchester United versus Newcastle UnitedContinue reading “Last Ever Letter To My Dad x”
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The Value of Celebrant Services for Every Funeral Home
I found the following piece written by Alexandra Jo! Alexandra is a certified Celebrant and the Content Manager at Parting Stone where she creates forward-thinking content for funeral professionals. I wanted to share this for others to read as it gives a great perspective from a funeral celebrant point of view, please also understand thatContinue reading “The Value of Celebrant Services for Every Funeral Home”
Dan at Barton Aerodrome
On Saturday 19th March myself and my son James took Dan to Barton Aerodrome, I figured there is a restraunt at the Aerodrome so we could have lunch, and then watch some of the light aircraft and helicopters landing as well as taking off, something Dan really likes to do. Even though his mind isContinue reading “Dan at Barton Aerodrome”
Dan & Dementia
This is Danzal or Dan as we like to call him, he is in his late 80s and sadly suffers from Alzheimer’s/Dementia which is progressing as each week goes by, we know we cannot stop this cruel disease, just make sure his quality of life is the very best we can make it, he livesContinue reading “Dan & Dementia”
People of Leigh go ‘above and beyond’ with aid donations to Ukraine
This piece was written by Conal Cunningham of the Leigh Journal ourlocal paper,on the incredible effort from the great people of our little town. THE GENEROSITY of the community in Leigh has been described as “phenomenal” following a public appeal for Ukranian aid donations. Since the Russian invasion into Ukraine last week, hundreds of thousandsContinue reading “People of Leigh go ‘above and beyond’ with aid donations to Ukraine”
No Second Chances.
There are many jobs, many professions, many businesses, where if at the first attempt you don’t get it right, you have the ability to have a second shot to rectify your mistake, in my role as a Funeral Director there are second chances, no opportunity to fix mistakes. The very nature of the service weContinue reading “No Second Chances.”
The Power Of Music at a Funeral
We all have a particular style of music we like, whether it be Pop, Rock, RnB, Classical, Country music, Jazz, Techno etc. this list can be endless, but there will be certain genre we each like and can relate to, what and how you embrace music is a personal thing, for some its for relaxation,Continue reading “The Power Of Music at a Funeral”
Do Funeral Directors Really Care?
Well straightaway the answer to that question is a resounding “yes” in every manner of the word, in every language on the globe! Yes Yes Yes we care! So here are my reason’s why I care! (I’ve wrote this about a time before the pandemic) If I asked you to close your eyes and paintContinue reading “Do Funeral Directors Really Care?”