Let your journey be meaningful. . . and your faith strong"

Click to listen while you browse;  "Memories" music and lyrics by Tony Roman

Track 1
(Unknown album (02/03/2014 6:24:04 PM))

End of Life Services and Tributes
A grateful celebration of a loved one's love and life.

Trained by Dr. H. Norman Wright and affiliated with the Grief Coaching Center.

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"Marianne . . . .  you really captured the essence of who Connie was, without focusing too much on the troubled times.  Thankyou, thank-you, thank-you."

"Would like to say a big Thank-you for the beautiful service today in memory of our father.  What I loved about the way you delivered the service was the personal touch of how you sat down with all of us to personalize the details of what made my dad the man he was, and not just a normal church service.  You are a special lady with a beautiful gift, this was your calling.  Continue the beautiful work you do for all other families who have and will lose a loved one."

"The service for Nancy was absolutely beautiful.  We had nothing but positive feedback.  You have the perfect voice - very calming.  Truly a gift.  Thanks again."

".....thank-you for a beautiful service for Sandy.  More than that, your meeting with all of us enabled us to learn so much about each other.  Sitting with you we all bonded that much more at a time when we needed it.  You were so respectful when we were all over the place.  You are a blessing."

.... you said it would be a beautiful service but you far exceeded my expectations.  Thankyou so much for all you did to make Marks tribute special.  You are so good at what you do and may people commented the same to me afterward." 

I am a professional funeral celebrant; assisting families and presiding at funerals memorial services for people of all denominations/non-denominations.  

Offering dignified and formal non-religious ceremonies and services to commemorate a loved one's life and parting, where spirituality is emphasized and not religious dogma.

I have experienced a great deal of loss in my own life and know intimately the deep pain of grief, as well as the power of healing.  This, perhaps is my greatest qualification.  

Marianne Propp - 

Professional Funeral Celebrant

Grief Coaching for the Bereaved

Kind Words From families . . .

"Marianne, thank-you for the lovely tribute to our husband, dad, papa and grampa.  We as a family thank-you for your warmth and kindness.  You did such a beautiful service, we know Jerry would have been pleased.  Not many people could do what you do, and it's obvious you have found your life's work.  Your compassion and grace are an inspiration."   

"Dear Marianne, your kindness and compassion when meeting and helping us with the celebration of life of our Dad is greatly appreciated!  You have a special gift.  We hope you continue to help families as you did with ours."

"Marianne, thank-you for the lovely service your provided for Tony's celebration of life.  We have received so many positive comments about the service.  Thank-you for listening and understanding. 

"We can't thank-you enough for being with us on the journey... could not have done this without you."

"On behalf o my family and I, we would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for the beautiful service you gave in celebration of our mother and wife . . ." 

"Your gentle manner, guidance and reassurance was a great comfort to all of us in a most difficult time."  

" ....thank-you for capturing the spirit of Dot's character and providing comfort in your words."

".... thank-you for your amazing heart and help with mom's service."

"Our family was so blessed to have you in our lives.  Thank-you so much for the amazing service your did for my Shaun."  

.... we truly appreciated the time you spent with us before the funeral, getting to know mum.   Your words captured our mother beautifully, and we are so grateful for your kindness.

".... I just wanted to take a moment and thank you from the bottom of our hearts from the Ohlson family. The service was just completely beautiful and exactly what dad would've wanted. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness and inclusiveness. May God continue to bless you as you go forward in this work."