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TESTIMONIALS

" Keri, I am so grateful to you for the support, professionalism and care you and your team provided to me and my sister as we navigated her final days and enduring wishes. From our first discussion with you, Tara and I were placed at ease as Tara conveyed her wishes. I was so grateful, having complete confidence that you could deliver the service that Tara desired, but also create such a special and memorable day for our family and friends. 


The service was perfect! All who attended (in person and on live stream) commented on how wonderful it was and how well it captured Tara’s life and wishes.


Keri, I am eternally grateful for the support and guidance you provided to Tara in her darkest hours, she was anxious to ensure her passing was well planned and not a burden on our family and others, you provided the care and confidence to alleviate her concerns, putting Tara at ease knowing that all arrangements and her wishes would be fulfilled.
Thank you so much." 
DAVID MULLINS

"Last month, for the first time, we had to plan a celebration through our tears. Our warrior Paulie had remarkably survived more than a decade longer than his cancer prognosis, now finally succumbed and there we were, unsure what to do next as we started thinking about planning our first funeral.

"We were lucky to discover the extraordinary services by Keri from A Better Way Funerals and I want to ensure that anyone on the Northern Beaches can reach out to Keri when they need her. Keri carefully laid out all of the options, gently kept us to required deadlines, coordinated with the incredible Anne and Mel from Northern Beaches Home Nursing plus our GP, prepared all of the paperwork, wrote and hosted an exceptional service. Keri ensured the best possible experience for the most important family celebration we’ve ever had, the farewell of our beloved Paulie." NICI ANDRONICUS & FAMILY

"Hi Keri, I just wanted to say thank you for the most professional commemoration ceremony you delivered to celebrate our beloved Jill’s life.

It has been over 3 weeks since Jill passed, and I’m still choked up trying to find sufficient words to convey our appreciation for the kindness and support you provided to us. From the first phone call and throughout the process you were so supportive, caring and understanding and, above all succeeded in making the day so memorable and as minimally confronting as possible. 

Everyone commented on what a beautiful setting, the coffin and flowers so amazing and how your expertise and contribution made the sadness of the day so much more than just that.  

Keri my sincere appreciation for your expertise and contribution to the day, one we will always remember with love and cherish forever." DAVID LARK & FAMILY

"Thanks Keri for the beautiful service and send off for our beloved Dad Geoff.  We can’t thank you enough for the assistance you provided and the personal care which was very much appreciated and you helped us through a very sad time.  Thank you again. Warmest regards" NIALL & ISABELLA     

"Dear Keri, An enormous thank you to you for making Robert’s Celebration of Life so personal and so very special.  A day that is so difficult - you have made just a little bit easier for us all. Forever grateful and with kindest regards," KIMBERLEY

"Dear Keri, Thank you so much for your time, support and guidance with my Nan’s funeral.  My grandfather and I appreciated your help and it was so reassuring knowing you were there by our side throughout the process. Best wishes"

EMMA PEARCE 


"Dearest Keri, When someone you love dies, in our case our beloved Mum, you really want and need someone to look after you. This is exactly what Keri and Edwina did for us in arranging our mother’s funeral.  They offered a very personal service and went above and beyond in organising a seamless day for us, one we will treasure always.  Our family highly recommend A Better Way Funerals, they are everything you need." LEILA & LOUIE KNOWLES

 

“Dear Keri, thank you for the beautiful service you gave for our beautiful Mum last week. You made it a very special day that we will cherish forever. Thank you. ”  HELEN & TONY

“Dear Keri, we just wanted to write and thank you so much for the gentle, compassionate care you gave us in a time of great sadness. From the moment we met you, we felt at ease and you took great care of everything for us. Thank you for your professionalism, and for making suggestions and knowing instinctively what we were hoping for. You helped make it a day filled with beautiful memories.Wishing you all the best,The Graham family.”  SUSIE & ROBERT

“Dear Edwina and Keri, Thank you from our family for the beautiful ceremony for Patrick last Friday. Your professionalism and compassion made a very sad day into a lovely memory for us all.” VICKI BESSO

“Hello Edwina & Keri. Just a short note to thank you so much for your help with Pam’s funeral last week. You helped us so much during a difficult time and I just wanted to say thank you. I think the work you are doing is very important and there should be more wonderful people like you around. I wish you all the best for the future”  GRAHAM PICKLES

“Hi Edwina and Keri. Just wanted to send you my appreciation It was such a lovely farewell for John, you were just marvelous. Hope we will get together for a catch up.”  ROSEMARY

“Dear Keri and Edwina, I can’t tell you how grateful Tony & I are for your help and guidance throughout this time. End of life and death always difficult, chuck in a pandemic and what a ride! Big love to you and yours, Claire, Tony & Josh xxx 

PS Sweet peas were one of Mums faves she would have loved that her funeral was organised by strong, independent women with a love of justice and perseverance. CLAIRE, TONY & JOSH

"Good morning Keri and Edwina, Hope all is well, now that we have had time to take a breath I wanted to say thank you. In our time of great pain and grief your compassion, the care and respect you gave to Sue, thoughtfulness advice, professionalism & most of all friendship was a great help to us. The effort & recommendations that you gave to us, taking calls at all hours, liaising with Bilgola Surf Club, picking up projectors and flowers and the attitude that no questions was to small or to big was of great help and comfort. Much love” KATE, TALIA, LIV & GLENN

“Dear Edwina & Keri, I write to thank you for your help in conducting Philip’s funeral service. Your words and opening remarks were chosen with care, and delivered beautifully. You created a smooth transition between each part of the commemoration, and your closing words were most appropriate. The family, and friends who attended, all thought the service was beautiful - not such an odd word for a solemn occasion - but something beautiful to remember Philip by.Thank you most sincerely for your caring understanding which helped make decision-making that little bit easier and created a fitting tribute to my husband.”  LOUISE

“Hi Edwina & Keri, On behalf of Belinda and I , we would like to say a huge thank you for all of your help regarding the passing of Dad. You were so helpful, professional and understanding and most importantly helped us to achieve what Dad would definitely have wanted- a religious free cremation on a budget. Dad was very clear with his wishes of a cardboard coffin and we know he would have hated the ‘sharks’ having any involvement. We won’t hesitate to recommend you to like minded people in the future, Kind regards xx" VICKY & BELINDA