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  • March – August, 2017

     

    ‘…Many thanks to Peter and your staff. Your professionalism and kindness was very much appreciated by all members of our family. This has not been easy, but thank you…’

    – D. Dean

     

    ‘…We wanted to convey our heart felt thanks to Samantha for all she did for us to make Ross’s farewell and celebration such a fitting tribute. The casket flowers and the DVD of the photos were magnificent. On such a sad, sad occasion we felt a certain peace that with all the planing and input the service could not have been better.

    – M. Cameron

     

    ‘…A big thank you to Samantha for the excellent way she handled our Dad’s funeral…it was the funeral my father wanted, and the kind of funeral mum had promised dad he would have. From our first meeting she was kind, compassionate and patient. The respect you showed my family throughout every aspect of the funeral process was appreciated by everyone and nothing seemed too big a task for you to handle…’

    – J. Hannan

     

    ‘ …I wanted to thank you for arranging mum’s funeral. We were really happy with how smoothly it went, and the personal touches. We had many comments from friends and relatives on what a lovely service it was.’

    – L. Paddison

     

    ‘ Thank you for your flexibility and knowledge in making sure Steve’s funeral worked well. All of us are grateful for the unobtrusiveness of the workings of the funeral, a mark of Garth’s efficiency and consideration. We are also grateful that we did not feel time pressured as we struggled to put together photos and remarks that reflected Steve truly…’ 

    – A. Maloney

     

  • January- February, 2017

     

    ‘I just wanted to offer my sincere thanks for your care in organising Grandpa’s funeral earlier this week. It was a great comfort to all of us knowing that he was in your care. We couldn’t have asked for a more dignified ceremony, a fitting farewell to the best of men.

    This was always going to be a difficult time, but you made it much more bearable. We all appreciate it so much.’

    – F. Molan

     

    ‘I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank Toscan Dinn for the fantastic job you did…Your assistance and work made a difficult task memorable. Because of your efforts we have wonderful memories of our last time with our father. We could not have asked for a better farewell than the one you gave us…’

    – Adriana, Amelia and Paul

     

    ‘…You were everything I could possibly want for the occasion, Peter has an appropriate sense of calmness and respect, mixed with some healthy levity, to have been able to help us to customize and agree to how the service should run. You gave us confidence that you would be able to deliver what we, the family, wanted…thank you once again Peter and to your staff. I am very grateful.’

    – W. Cooper

     

    ‘We all appreciate your support and professionalism in organising Margaret’s farewell, and making it a beautiful and memorable occasion.’ 

    – V. Barlow

     

    ‘…Thank you very much for your kindness and sensitivity in this matter something that is severely lacking at other funeral homes. I won’t hesitate to recommend you to others.’

    -D. Wallace

     

  • September – December, 2016

     

    ‘…Words are really not enough to thank you ever so sincerely for your concern, care and kindness with Lary’s farewell. All greatly appreciated, thank you.’

    – V. Ringering

     

    ‘ I just wanted to thank you Samantha and Peter for the wonderful job you did with mum’s service. It was well organised and facilitated by both of you, and I can’t thank you enough.’

    – N. Grech

     

    Toscan Dinn (especially Peter) were fantastic in a very stressful time. Peter’s manner is calming and professional, understanding but not interfering. He never pressured us to go one way or another with anything, never pushing for the up-sell, just providing options and guiding us through them. He and the staff were always generous and friendly, and it was the least painful way a horrible situation could have gone.

    I can really recommend them as a truly independent, understanding company who make a bad time a lot easier.’

    – M. Keeble

     

    ‘…Thank you very much for making the funeral arrangements for dad so painless for us…you hold a special place in our memories of this time’.

    -E. Karpfen

     

    ‘ To Samantha and all the staff at Toscan Dinn, we would like to thank you for the dedicated care you provided to us as a family after the loss of our father and husband. You were most sensitive to our feelings at all times, but still provided us with a service next to none….I have no hesitation in recommending you in the future to others in their hour of need’…

    – Erika, Marina and Mick

     

    ‘…I would like to thank you all for looking after the service for George so seamlessly. You were so approachable and accommodating, it was so appreciated. I have sung your praises far and wide’…

    – N. and K. Hanicar

     

    ‘…We wish to express our gratitude and say thank you for the service you provided to our family. Toscan Dinn’s professionalism and approach in all aspects at this emotional time. We would like to thank you and everyone who played a part in pulling the service together…’

    – Yolande, Allan, Mandy, Marlene and Martin

     

    ‘…Thank you Mark for your help and for your friendly advice. I would warmly recommend Toscan and Dinn Funerals’.

    – A. Bakker

     

    ‘ We have recently had the need of a funeral director and we chose Toscan Dinn Funerals. I cannot say enough about the people, the service, the support and the overall care and sensitivity provided throughout the journey. A huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone, with a special thanks to Ian for your patience, advice and consideration – it will always be greatly appreciated.’

    – R. Anson

     

  • May – August, 2016

     

    ‘…I would just like to pass on my appreciation for the way you conducted my brother’s service. I was especially appreciative of the way you read the letters loved ones had written to him…’

    – H. Mitchell

     

    ‘ …Thank you so much for facilitating Dad’s funeral. It was perfect and your words throughout the service were lovely. You have made the entire process so easy, something that I had dreaded…’

    – J. Corkhill

     

    ‘…she was in your very caring and capable hands. We know what she wanted for her funeral and were pleased that these wishes were carried out.

    Thank you for the compassion you showed, not only to our daughter, but also to us, her loving parents. Ian was professional and compassionate in the way he spoke with us, and we found his manner comforting in our hour of need…’

    – B. and J. Caplice

     

    ‘…I wanted to express my sincere gratitude to the wonderful care you gave my dad and my family. I can not thank you enough for navigating us through it all, I just can’t come up with the right words. 

    You were all extraordinary from beginning to end, and you have my most heartfelt thanks.’

    – P. Hussey

     

    ‘I would like to thank Ruth and Toscan Dinn for your graciousness during this difficult time. Thank you for your assistance, help and support, and above all your authenticity’.

    – M. Chaloupka

     

    ‘…On behalf of my family I wish to thank you for the help and support you gave us in arranging Bob’s funeral. It really was a celebration of his life…’

    – T. Bell