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Your Personal Celebrant Creating Unique and Memorable Ceremonies for Your Loved One with You

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Hello, my name is Mary Morgan, I am a qualified, and  very experienced Funeral Celebrant having led over 300 services for families in the boroughs of Woking, Runnymede, Elmbridge, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Guildford and surrounding areas in the County of Surrey.  I am familiar with all the crematoriums and burial grounds in these areas but am happy to travel to other crematoriums on request.  Ceremonies can take place in any public setting such as pub, club or private venue. There are no restrictions on a venue for the actual celebration ceremony. The current Covid restrictions are placing extra distress and stress upon families and limited numbers of mourners only being allowed to attend is very hard. Many more services are being live streamed now, which although not the same all loved ones and friends are still a part of the ceremony.

I created and led the Non-Religious Service for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices for the last four years with over 300 people attending to remember their loved ones. This year, 2020 we will be sharing an on-line Non Religious service in December due to the pandemic and holding one religious service in our local church. I also led the Annual Remembrance Services for Woking Crematorium in July 2018 and 2019.

You have already made a decision or perhaps need some more information about creating a unique and personal celebration service for your loved one. I would be honoured to support you in doing just that.

This is a very important step you are taking and I am here to support and guide you in any way that I possibly can. Putting your trust in me at such an emotional and private time is something I will take great care of. This underpins everything I do in my celebrant role

Please take a look at the information included which I hope will assist you in making one of the most important decisions any of us have to make, how we say farewell to a deceased loved one. Please do not hesitate to contact me at any time as I am sure you will have other questions.

There are 3 sections for you to browse.

A little background on me

Messages from families

Creating the service with you

About Me

Your Personal Celebrant Creating Unique and Memorable Ceremonies for Your Loved One with You

I am an experienced and dependable celebrant, having trained with and subsequently obtaining membership of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants. It has been my privilege to support over 300 families and each time it has been a unique and special one. From our first meeting to the day of the actual ceremony I am always there to guide, support and encourage. The family chooses how to say farewell to their loved one and the ceremony is completely focused on what is important to help them remember and celebrate their loved one in their own way.  I am always very moved to be trusted by families at this extremely private and emotional time and there is nothing that has ever been so important to me.

My professional experiences and skills along with my personal qualities serve me well in my celebrant role. These qualities, including listening, empathy, reliability, and commitment have been developed in part because of my personal life journey and throughout a life time career of working in both the private and charity sector.  I have been working  for 14 years  at  Woking and Sam Beare Hospices and am now The Spiritual Care Lead  which has contributed to my deeper understanding and empathy for both patients and their families facing and experiencing a bereavement.

My skills in creative writing and experience of public speaking I believe are crucial in  enabling me to support families. I am a confident public speaker, which I feel is so important when I am trusted to share stories and memories, everyone wants to hear clearly what is being shared about their loved one during the ceremony.

I am an attentive listener and during our family meeting will take all the time you need to talk about your loved one. This is a very significant part of what we will do together. If you choose, I can either fully compose or assist you in creating a tribute for your loved one from what you share about their character, personality and unique life stories. This is your tribute and it must be accurate and reflect the right tone. I will always send a draft of the tribute I have written on your behalf for your approval.

My role is to support you and facilitate the best possible Celebration Service,  one that gives time and space for everyone to mark the death of a loved one in the manner that is right for you and them.

“I have found a role that matters, it matters to me, and it matters to the families that I support. In the end we all need to matter and it matters to us the end that we are given.”