The Good Funeral Awards

Good Funeral Awards Winners 2014

7 September, 2014


It was a tense night on Saturday 6 September 2014 for the Good Funeral Awards at The Beeches.

Thank you to the host, Jeremy Nicholas, and thank you to Will Hunnybel, from Greenfield Creations, who supplied the champagne for the reception.

Congratulations to all the winners!


Funeral Director of the Year

Sarah Clarke – Arka Original Funerals, Sussex


Embalmer of the Year

Bob Dyer – Midlands Embalming Services


Most Promising New Funeral Director of the Year sponsored by the Church of England

Lesley Wallace and Sarah Stuart – Wallace Stuart Funeral Directors, Somerset


Funeral Arranger of the Year

Angela Bailey – Harrison Funeral Home, London


Celebrant of the Year

Dee Ryding


Major Contribution to the Understanding of Death

Jon Underwood – Death Café


Best Alternative Hearse

Volkswagen Funerals


Cemetery of the Year

Clandon Wood


Florist of the Year

Cassandra Thompson – Stems


Green Funeral Director of the Year sponsored by GreenAcres

Tracy O’Leary – Woodland Wishes, Cambridgeshire


Crematorium Attendant of the Year

Peter Rodwell – Seven Hills


Gravedigger of the Year

Jonny Yaxley – Henley NBG


Coffin Supplier of the Year

Roger Fowle


Association of Green Funeral Directors’ Award

Gordon and Alison Tulley – Respect Burial Grounds


Best Bereavement Resource

Much Loved


Lifetime Achievement Award

Chris Parker – Abbey Funerals, Kent