Welcome; it's lovely to meet you!

Your loved one is special and unique. Which is why every funeral or memorial I lead is different. 

On this website you'll find a little about me, what I do, and why I do it. More importantly, you'll discover a little about how I work with you to make sure that, when the day comes. you're able to say goodbye to your loved one in the way that's exactly right for them and for you. 

I'm always happy to be contacted (by phone, email, text or via WhatsApp) to discuss how I might help.   Naturally, there's no charge for this, and absolutely no pressure to use my services. 

I look forward to chatting with you. 


"David is the most kind and considerate person you could wish to meet. He listened to all our jumbled thoughts and recollections, and put together a wonderful presentation of our [friend's] life.  Throughout the whole process nothing was too much trouble for David, who also helped to recommend and organise the music and order of service. A calming influence on the day, which helped enormously. We would highly recommend David to anyone seeking a celebrant for any service for their loved one.."

"David was very professional but also came across friendly and sincere. He gave my family and I reassurance on an emotional day; not sure we could have got through it without him."

"David conducted the service in a manner we have never experienced at any funeral we had attended before. His calm and collected personality really shone through, putting everyone at ease with his sensitivity and confidence. David did an amazing job for us and our mum."

"[Dad's funeral] was exactly the celebration we had hoped for. Family and friends could not believe how fantastically you captured [dad's] character, and several thought you must have known [him] for a long time! You delived the celebration so well on the day, so professionally but so warmly. We really appreciate all that you did to ensure dad had the right service."

"Thank you so much for the service you delivered. It was perfect .... Everyone I spoke to ... said my mum would have been happy.."

"I can't thank you enough for your kindness to me and help in making sure everything was taken care of so I didn't have to worry about a thing."

"Thank you so very much for yesterday. It was a beautiful service and you truly captured Dad. It was incredible!  You have been absolutely fantastic ... you do a wonderful job. Thank you."

"David delivered a celebration of Dad's life that truly captured the man we knew.... It was as if he had been with us throughout our lives."

"We couldn't have had a better celebrant. He spent time with us, listening to our stories and encapsulating all of it in a thoughtful, moving eulogy. He was caring, attentive and sympathetic when we were at our lowest."

"David supported our family with the funeral of our father.

"From our initial meetings through to the service itself David was professional, dignified and so wonderfully warm and compassionate. He listened with genuine interest and made us feel very comfortable through what was a very emotional time for the family.

"He helped our Mum, who is profoundly deaf, feel engaged and involved in the creation of his eulogy, and was so generous and giving with his time.

"On the day he delivered a touching and heartfelt service which was just the right tone and style to reflect on Dad's life. There were so many comments from friends and family after the service about David's way of reflecting on Dad's life and how much they enjoyed the way he spoke about Dad.

"We would heartily recommend David and his services. Such a wonderfully kind and sensitive man."

"I had attended a funeral 14 months ago [led] by David and it was as if he actually knew my sister in law.
"When we lost mum in June, he was the first person we considered to conduct the service. He spoke to my daughters and myself ... or more to the point he listened to us.
"The service was beautiful, you would have thought he had known Mum for decades. He had researched her early life and included the elements from our conversations.
"At such a sad and difficult time, we have such wonderful memories of her final waltz."

Names withheld for privacy. Where extracts are from public reviews, links to these reviews can be provided on request.  

Funeral Celebrant serving Greater Manchester and surrounding areas