Testimonals

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  • The service was lovely and I was so grateful for everything Hollowell’s did. Amy was amazing & made an upsetting occasion much easier. The pack we were given was so thoughtful & completely unexpected as was the delivery of the orchid.

    Emma Jones

    August 2022

  • Chloe looked after us throughout and on the day, she was very friendly and professional and is a credit to your company.

    Kevin Bodily

    July 2022

  • My Dad was laid to rest on 29th June at Northampton Crematorium and it was a great send off, which was made possible by your company, but special mentions must go out to Amy and the services of Eugene the Celebrant. Amy is an asset to your company, nothing was too much bother and she conducted the whole thing seamlessly, at all times being very professional whilst making it very personal to us. Eugene made the celebration of life,  a lovely occasion for all my dad’s family and friends and they all commented on what a wonderful send off it was.   So please pass on our praise to both Amy and Eugene and thank them both for for making it a day to remember for us all.

    The family of the late Mr.Gary Brown

    July 2022

  • I was so pleased that Amy was my contact at Hollowells. She always struck the right note. She was professional,  organised and efficient but also compassionate, kind, dignified and understanding. I had complete faith that she would do a good job for me on a very difficult day and she did and this helped me to cope.  Keith was also helpful in organising the order of service and Obitus tribute.

    Kay Ingram, daughter of the late Mrs Margaret Wycherley

    July 2022

  • Having known Hollowells for many, many years, I knew the service would be excellent. Special thanks go to Paul and Simon Hollowell; like father like son.

    Mike

    July 2022

  • When my wife died, I decided that I would like the funeral arrangements to be handled by a family firm where the service would be personal, and so I approached Hollowells. From the family’s very first contact we all felt we were in safe hands. We had so many questions and these were all dealt with sympathetically and clearly and all the arrangements leading up to the funeral went very smoothly. Our wishes were carried out to the letter.

    On the day itself all the members of Hollowells staff, led by Chloe, looked after us in an exceptional manner: they were attentive and sympathetic but never overbearing in any way. We were able to spend the time we felt we needed at every stage without being rushed, which was very important to us. The orders of service were beautifully produced as were a number of keepsakes. We had decided on having my wife’s cremated remains interred in our local cemetery: Hollowells looked after the arrangements for this and also attended on the day to guide us through that process, which was more than we had expected. A helpful booklet regarding dealing with bereavement was also provided as a follow-up, along with a beautiful orchid.

    Losing a beloved wife and mother is unbearably hard, but was softened as much as possible by Hollowells’ exemplary service to our family. Our thanks and appreciation cannot be overstated.

     

     

    Chris Hamson

    June 2022

  • Although I have lived in Northamptonshire for many years I was unaware of any funeral services in the locality so when my 96 year old mother was admitted to a nursing home I was at a loss when they asked me for my choice of funeral director. I did a bit of checking but the home said some nice things about your team so I made contacted. How right they were from the moment I made contact your team could not have been more helpful even when I was contacted with the information that mum’s body had been received & I said I wasn’t sure what to do next I was told the steps that would occur & even given the telephone number for the  registrar. As I say everyone has been kind & professional but I would like to especially highlight Chloe who we met to organise the funeral, she was incredibly kind & helpful, nothing was too much trouble for her even to sorting out a Saturday cremation as one son is a senior school teacher & is very busy at this time of year with exams etc & she even made sure that it was  a mid morning service so both sons could drive down on the day. 

    The family of the late Mrs Inge Holland

    June 2022

  • “We would like to thank Hollowells for the funeral arrangements for my father. From our very first visit we felt cared for and everything was arranged for us right down to the memorial in the local newspaper. The gift package we received at the end of the funeral and the beautiful orchid that arrived for Mum the following week were a very thoughtful touch. Hollowells made one part of a very difficult time much less difficult.”

    Mandi Mansfield

    June 2022

  • Over the past 24 months unfortunately I have had to arrange three close Family Funerals, Mum, Dad and Sister, this I have never had to do before. Mum and Dad did have a “Funeral Plan” which was arranged with Hollowells years ago. Hollowells/Ann as Funeral Director/Amy who stood in for Ann at my Mum’s Funeral/Keith was amazing helping with Music and Songs/Reception with all my extra questions all helped me going that extra distance with everything I found difficult or any problems or doubts about. Hollowells completely honoured the “Funeral Plan” with no extra costs to the Family.

    My Sisters was a very complicated Funeral to arrange again Hollowells were completely understanding and there for me and my Family every step of the way!

    Hollowells continues with support/information after the Funeral.

    My Family and I are very grateful to Hollowells for their help during these very difficult times and I

    would not hesitate to recommend them!

     

     

    Brenda.

    May 2022

  • I would like to say when someone passes away, even when older, like my beautiful Mummy you are left with, so many unanswered questions, not really knowing what to do, who to turn too and how to cope. Once we had made the telephone call to Hollowells, they became part of the journey with us and treated us like family. From the initial contact to the end, everyone at Hollowells were so kind, respectful and dignified. You feel like part of a big family, that help you take each day, one step at a time. I would especially like to thank Tracey, who was there for me and supported me throughout this very difficult time. Tracey was always there, to listen to me; she is so kind and in the darkest of times, always knew what to say and how to reassure me. Tracey looked after Mum at The Birches, which gave me great comfort. I would also like to send a heart felt thanks to the celebrant recommended by Hollowells, Mr Andrew Fox, on the day of Mums funeral, he was so kind and dignified. He captured Mums spirt and when talking about her, it was as if he had known her for years. We had the flowers recommended by Hollowells, Tony Jones Florist, absolutely stunning. Everything organised by Hollowells took all of the worry and stress away from us. So, I was able to take my time and reflect. To be able to give my Mum a dignified, respectful and beautiful service, that I know she would have loved.

    Thank you Hollowells

    Love Karen

    Karen

    May 2022