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Karen Mary Finn

(11th September 1961 - 15th April 2023)

In Loving memory of Karen who passed away on the 15th April 2023 aged 61 years.

She was much loved and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Should you wish to donate, her family would welcome donations to the following charity Diabetes UK.

Please click the link or a cheque made payable to the charity can be sent c/o Alan Greenwood & Sons Ltd, 1 Anchor Hill, Knaphill, Woking, Surrey GU21 2HL.

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Sue, Carl and family

I met Karen when she joined Waitrose, she became a good friend and work colleague she will be greatly missed

£30.00


Anonymous

£175.00 + £43.75 Gift Aid


Anita Cummins

Dear Karen - although I didn’t know you very well I do know that you’ll be greatly missed by so many Partners. You were part of our little family and now there is an empty space which can’t be filled.

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid


Judith and Mark Huygens

In memory of our lovely friend Karen, my Waitrose friend of 39 years xx

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid


Anonymous

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid


Anonymous

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid


Debbie Wythe

We met at school in 1973, so this is a pound for every year that I knew you Karen - it hardly seems adequate. I will miss having someone in my life that I shared so much history & happy memories with.

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid


Anne-Marie

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid


Anonymous

So greatly missed and the world is worse off, to gary and family we are holding you all in our thoughts at this sad time. Much love Claire and Laurie


Cinzia

I’ll miss your smile forever.

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid


Sue and Gerald

With much love to you all xx


Anonymous

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid


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£395.00 + Gift Aid of £91.25

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A Few Kind Words...

“Dear Beth,

Just a short note from all of us to say “Thank You” for all the effort that you applied to ensure that Sarah’s funeral passed so seamlessly.

If it can be described as a “Great Day” (which I know will sound odd) I mean it purely in terms of the balance between sadness and celebration was met – that also the weather was perfect, the co-ordination between service and committal was excellent, the flowers so beautiful and everyone played their part so well. It was largely down to you that it did work so well.

So a “Big Thank You”

Barry, Jemma, Matthew, Josie and William

Dear Mr Alan Greenwood, I cannot thank you and your team in Bookham enough, for the excellent service they provided in every respect in the Cremation of my wife.

Your resident Funeral Consultant Mary fully explained all we needed to understand and advised the options available to us.

Her in depth knowledge of all the service providers including, Order of Service, authors and print selection, Celebrant, Hall and refreshments.

So many things which without her I would have been lost.

In the past few days I have received so very many complements and praise for the service you gave.

Do please allow other potential clients to share our experience.

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“Thank you so much for the care you took of mum and help and kindness you showed us making a very sad time so much easier to bear. With very best wishes and a very big thank you.”

Claire, David & Pia Stevens

“Just a wee note to say a huge thank you for your amazing support, care and friendship when helping us to arrange my dad’s funeral. Although it was such a difficult time for us as a family, you ensured that we were so well looked after & that everything went perfectly. Our tears often turned to laughter in your company & that’s because you helped us remember the good times.

Thank you for everything from the bottom of our hearts. We would also like to thank the whole team involved in helping before, during and after my dad’s funeral. You truly are amazing, showing such dignity, compassion, care and professionalism. Thank you.”

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Your warm and practical attitude, as well as highly professional advice, immediately instils confidence. Every detail of the proceedings is meticulously explained and I felt completely relaxed. Thank you Jess for making everything work so well. You are a remarkable lady with a definite vocation and I wish you all the very best for the future. I felt I found a real, new friend, just when I needed it most.”

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“As a family we cannot thank you enough for all your care and support of us on the passing of our mum – Peggy Hart on October 19th and her funeral on October 31st. As we know from the past, you do a wonderful job and all the staff are so caring and compassionate. Carol you are a rock (dare I say Star!) as you guided us through so much and helped keep us on track.

The day went off so smoothly and well. Mum looked good and would have so enjoyed her last ride in the jag! Also she would have been pleased at Alan leading the way, as Dad – Bill thought so highly of him and always spoke of him in glowing terms when he was alive and said he was a great guy to work with.

Thank you, thank you, what more can I say. I just wish you had offices in Canada so when my time comes, I know I would be in such excellent caring hands.”

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