The following are a few excerpts from letters received by some of our families in recent years

Thank you Peter, for all your help with Mum’s funeral arrangements. You made the process a smooth and stress free experience. Your florist and caterers also made the day a great success. Thanks again for all your help and guidance.
Bob and Sue Nicholls, Birkenshaw

I would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your kindness and understanding in the arrangements of my Fathers funeral.
Sandra Hazon, Birstall

Peter, just a quick note to say thanks for all your help over the past month, you made the process very easy for me and my sisters. Don't take this the wrong way but I hope not to see you professionally for some time! Once again, thank you.
David Ledgard, Cleckheaton

Just wanted to say thank you so much for helping us in the passing of Dad. You made a hard time easier to bare.
Andrea, Drighlington

Dear Peter. For being there when we needed you. The family of the late Derek would like to thank you for everything and helping us get through the week. A first class service and attention to detail. Thank you.
Marie Menic, Drighlington

To Peter and all of your wonderful staff. Thank you for making William’s funeral all he would have wished for, also thank you for the support and help given to me during this time, it is highly appreciated. Best Wishes, Love Bryony and all Williams family x
Bryony Kirby, Birkenshaw

Dear Peter, I just wanted to write and say thank you for helping to give my dad a good send off. Many thanks.
Donna Hutchinson, Gildersome

You did an excellent job and I thank you for this.
Hilary Orr, Drighlington

Many thanks for your services on this sad occasion, your attention to detail ensured the funeral ran without a hitch.
Anne Dove, Liversedge

I would like to thank you for your caring and efficient service which I was very grateful for, at this sad time.
Elizabeth Brook, Tingley, Morley

I would like to thank you for your help and support and the kind and structural help which made a difficult job for us much easier.
Brian and Christine Day, Drighlington

A big thank you from all three of us. You were so attentive and told us where and what to do. You took very good care of our mum and my grandma. So thank you very much Peter.
Susan, Shirley and Lauren

Thank you for a very friendly and professional service. On behalf of my family and myself, Thank you... It was lovely to meet you too.
Cyndi Smith, Batley

Thank you for all your help and guidance through our very difficult time. We really do appreciate it.
Julie, Michelle, Michael and families, Drighlington

Thank you for all your help during our sad time. Please accept this donation towards the upkeep of your Chapel of Rest, as I am sure it is a great comfort to many people. Once again we all wish to say thank you so much.
Mrs. P England, Drighlington

Many thanks for your support! Thanks for the invitation to the memorial service. Best wishes.
Jennifer Stretton, Drighlington

Thanks for your kind and courteous service and the advice during the sad loss of my mother Phyllis. Thank you so much for the care shown to my late mother and for arranging my mother’s wish to have a Salvation Army funeral.
Marion Mitchell, Morley

Just to say thank you for all you did for me.
Pauline Backhouse, Cottingley, Leeds

Thank you for all your help. You did a great job plus the way you looked after me and Brian. I was so touched. You are such a lovely person. Margaret and all my grateful family.
Margaret Dickinson, Drighlington

Just a little note to say thank you for being so kind and caring to us at such a dreadful time in our lives. You made Liam look so peaceful that it gave us so much comfort to visit him. Many thanks.
Linda and Peter Kilgallon, Cockersdale

I was please at the way Arthur’s funeral was carried out. It was exactly the way I wanted it done. Thank you very much.
Mary Ward, Drighlington

Thank you for your professional but also personal care and support for Gerald and all the family.
Chris and John Dutfield, Drighlington

I would like to express my thanks for your kind attention and efficiency throughout this difficult period for dad and myself. Thanks again Peter.
Steven Ward, Drighlington

Thank you for the help and support you gave me and my family at this time.
L. Malyon, Birkenshaw

Just a little note to say thank you once again for all your kindness, much appreciated.
Yvonne Bedford, New Farnley

I would like to thank you for the care and attention shown to myself and family at this sad time.
Mrs P. Lawson, Crigglestone

Thank you very much for everything that you have done. Brian would have been in his element on Monday! You made everything run like clockwork. I loved the yellow tie and hanky. Once again thank you.
Glynis, Andrew, Gareth and Neil Robinson, Wortley

Thank you so much for all your help. Auntie Madge’s funeral went very smoothly and was, I am sure just as she would have wanted it.
Jane Carr, Bradford

Dear Peter, Our card this year is being sent to family and friends in memory of Keith and we would like you to have one. It comes with our grateful thanks for all your help, patience, support, time and understanding given to us so willingly over the last five months, not only just for Keith but for dad as well. With best wishes for the new year, affectionately.
Sally, Lucy, James and Sarah Murgatroyd, Drighlington

Thank you for all your assistance and guidance through this difficult period and for the professionalism of your operation throughout.
David Robinson, Leeds

To Peter, Mervyn and Staff, thank you for your comforting support and excellent funeral arrangements. You will be highly recommended. Thanks again.
Mrs Pat O’Donoghue, Drighlington,

Thanks for another really good job. You are right, religious theme was not my thing but Stanley would have liked it! Nothing personal but I hope not to see you for a long time.
Mrs Robinson, Tingley, Morley

To all at Crabtree and Son, thank you for dealing with everything and making the day run as smoothly as possible.
Sue, James and Lauren Boughen, Wyke,

This is just a quick note to thank you again for everything you have done for our family during the summer and then again these last few weeks. My mum and nana have said many times how grateful they are of your help and it was a great comfort to them to know that you were taking care of everything. I just wanted you to know we appreciate everything you have done for us. Best wishes for Christmas and New Year.
Lucy Murgatroyd, Drighlington

Thank you for all your help and kindness.
Pat Lumsden, Morley

We would like to thank you for being so kind and thoughtful, taking care of Gabrielle, our mum, and us, just when we needed it most. God bless you.
Sharon, Jacqueline and Pamela, Birstall

Thank you for your utmost professionalism and personal kindness during this very difficult time.
Helen and Stephen Ford, Drighlington

Thank you for everything you have done for my mum. Thank you so much, never forget you, love
Susan Battye, Drighlington

To Mr Crabtree and Peter, Thank you so much for the excellent personal service you gave us in respect of our mother and before that our father. We could not have wished for better. You did everything and consequently we had peace of mind knowing everything would be beautiful on the day, which it was.
Kind regards, Erika and the Benning family

To Peter, Thank you for everything you have done for us,
Love from Jacqueline and Charlotte Wood, Gildersome

Thank you so much for your help and support over the past few difficult weeks. Your kindness is very much appreciated. Best wishes.
Jayne Price, Rothwell

Thank you for all your help and kindness shown to us at this sad time.
Karen, Lauren and Danielle Kenny, Morley

Once again we would like to thank you for your attentive and caring service which was a very emotional time for all our family.
Vivienne Lord, Staincliffe, Batley

To Peter Crabtree, the family would like to thank you for your caring, professional expertise in guiding us through the bereavement process. It was so good to know you were only a phone call away and always there to advise us at this difficult and very sad time. You have been absolutely wonderful and we shall be forever grateful for choosing you. Our very best wishes for the future.
David, Audrey, Peter and Mick. The family of the late Cyril Abbott M.B.E Drighlington

Just a line to say thank you for the way you dealt with my mum’s funeral. It was like it was being done by friends and not by strangers and my other relations thought it was done in a nice way and it made a sad day easier to bear.
Philip Stanley, Middleton, Leeds

I really appreciate the help you gave us with regard to our loss. Thank you once again from all my family.
Pat Robinson, Drighlington

Dear Peter and all at Crabtree and Son, I just wanted to send a few sincere messages of grateful thanks for all that you have done for mum and dad. You have treated both with great respect and care, especially mum who is coping fantastically at this very vulnerable time. I can’t say thank you enough for so completely looking after both of them. My greatest respects to you and kindest regards,
Sue Martin, Birkenshaw

Dear Peter, on behalf of my family, I would like to thank you for the excellent support and help you gave us arranging my dear sister’s funeral. Kath would have been pleased.
Kind regards, Sharron Kyriacou, Gildersome