Straight From

The Heart

A celebration of life as individual as your loved one.

My Story

Born in Aberdeen, I spent most of my working life in the service sector of the oil industry, working in marine logistics and planning. I loved my work, but after losing four family members in a short space of time, and preparing their services for another celebrant to deliver, I decided that this was what I really wanted to do.

Trained by Civil Ceremonies, I completed and passed the National Qualification NONC Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy. As a professionally trained Funeral Celebrant, I will help to create a truly personal funeral ceremony that is exactly as you wish it to be...

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Not everyone wants the same type of funeral, and I will meet with you to discuss the ceremony fully. You will be able to check the ceremony content beforehand and I will offer you a full text of the ceremony to keep afterwards. The ceremony will capture the very essence of the person and tell the story of the life that has been lived.

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Pet Funerals

In a family, when a pet dies, it could be the first time our children experience loss and mourning, but more and more, families are turning this into a very therapeutic process for the next generation and now want to arranging a funeral or memorial service for their beloved companion.

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Does a non religious funeral have to be at the crematorium?

Don't fancy the crem?... READ MORE


Why make memories?... READ MORE

Humanist and Civil Ceremonies

Many people are unaware there is a difference between a Humanist and a Celebrant - I will try to explain it, so you pick the service that is right for you.... READ MORE

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Hi Anne, Package received today, and thank you so much. The keepsake is fantastic and just captures so much of his life, great little touch. Also thanks again for service on the day, we were all pleased with the send off for Dad.

Hi Ann Received your parcel today. Sylvia would have loved the framed collage, so do I. Thanks very much for all you have done for us. Really appreciate it. I'll tell the boys to get in touch when it's my turn. Hopefully not for a while yet!

Hi Anne can’t but thank you so very much for today you did an amazing service for mum thanks, sorry I couldn’t speak just couldn’t do it 😪, but ever one said how good your service was your a star 🙂X

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