I am a professionally trained Funeral Celebrant based in Somerset. I have 8 years experience of creating and conducting bespoke funeral services.
Somerset, Wiltshire, North Devon and Dorset although I am a funeral celebrant who is more than happy to travel further afield.
An appointment will be arranged for us to meet at a place and time that is convenient. It’s important to me that we establish a warm and friendly relationship.
We will establish your requirements for the ceremony. I can also take this time to gently explain the whole funeral process to you as this can be a bit daunting at times.
When you are completely happy with everything that we are doing I will create a truly personal and bespoke ceremony led by a warm, friendly and caring funeral celebrant
Our journey to honouring and celebrating the life of your loved one then begins.
Being a hand to hold and trust in your time of need.
Writing a personalised bespoke funeral ceremony to say goodbye.
Helping you grieve and celebrate a beautiful life.
Dear Derren, What can I say? You are amazing we loved the service so much, it was personal, sad and fun all added together. Without you the service would not have been the same. You are a lovely caring lady and I will truly never forget what you did for us yesterday. Love to you and thank you once more for making my Mums farewell so special for us. Jenny, Chris and all the Francis family.
Dear Derren, many thanks for the professional and caring service you conducted for us last week. Given your attention to detail and the quality of your service you should be charging more! Thank you for helping us through a difficult time.
I am writing a week or so after the funeral, on 24th July, of Joan, to thank you for your part in making it such a good celebration of Joan’s life.When we spoke early on, you had not had, at that stage, been given much information about Joan’s life story, her personality, and interests, but by the time of the funeral, you had spoken to many people and you were able to integrate it all, weaving a vivid picture of Joan.
We couldn't have wished for anyone other than Derren to conduct our mums' funeral. Taking the time to listen and getting to know all about her life. Thank you Derren from all the family for providing a thoroughly professional and sensitive service.
Derren was a fantastic celebrant at my mother's funeral. She took the time to get to know her and really listened and created the perfect sense of who my mother. She was so sensitive and her words comforting, I can't rate her highly enough
I just wanted to say thank you again for yesterday. The ceremony seemed to really fit, I have been to funerals before and not really recognised the person described. You have a gift, which not many of us would. I will always recommend you to anyone having to arrange a funeral.
We want to sincerely thank you for making our Grandfather's funeral service such a unique, personal and meaningful one. You held us all together and even though you never met our PopPop, it felt like you knew him so well and the things you said were so wonderful and kind, it really made it such a lovely service, despite the sadness of it all.
Let me create a funeral service for your loved one.