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The family of Melva would like to thank you all again, Maz, David and Lynette, for the wonderful service you provided when our Mum died.
Firstly Maz listened to what we wanted and on the day David helped at the service and adapted to any needs we had. We loved that we could have what Mum wanted and we requested. It was all lovely on the day and I would like to thank Lynette for the service sheets which looked great and being there on Saturday when we wanted to see Mum. Thank you again for your attention to detail, patience, friendliness and dependability.


I would like to reiterate the Family’s heartfelt appreciation to David and all the team at Rosewood for the wonderful services they provided on the death of our mother Ena.  David’s guidance on the planning of her funeral and the way he officiated at the service was just excellent, combining professionalism, practical advice and compassion.  Everyone, including Lynette and Maz, were wonderful to deal with.  We greatly appreciated the flexibility and the logistical support with our arrangements.  The photo reel and memorial book are treasured records.. The funeral parlour was just right, with its native fernery backdrop, light and airy ambiance, and the adjacent rooms for a cuppa afterwards. All of us were full of praise for Rosewood - their help and support were tremendously important to us during a sad time.

I would highly recommend Rosewood. Thank you, on behalf of the Longworth Family,


" A big thank you to the team at rosewood funeral homes, particularly Maz and David, for helping me arrange a very fitting small family service for my late mother. For someone has has never experienced having to organize a funeral before, the staff were professional,yet warm and welcoming and catered for our specific needs. They answered all questions I had with grace and were fantastic guiding me through each part of the process. I would highly recommend Rosewood Funeral Home to anyone needing to arrange a small family service, mid to large sized funeral or even just to arrange end of life plans."

Tulletha Pollett-Scott.


Dear David and Lynette

I would like to personally thank you again for helping us to create a wonderful tribute to my dear Dad, George.  It has been a pleasure to work together with you to create a beautiful and fitting celebration of Dad’s life.  I look back with a warm smile on my face as I know dad, too, would have been both awed and humbled by this very personalized farewell that epitomized the kind, caring and very loved man that he was.

Your attention to detail ensured this wonderful tribute was everything we wanted it to be- and so much more than it would have been had we not had you to guide us through the options and give invaluable suggestions.

A personally appreciate the way you made me feel nothing was too much trouble Lynette.  It allowed us to have the input we wanted and the guidance to navigate the steep learning curve that otherwise could have overwhelmed us.

Your beautiful chapel and food are superb.  On the day we were able to leave everything in your very capable hands which meant we were able to focus on Dad, family and friends.

Thank you again for being the very special people that you are – with just the right amount of friendliness, caring, professionalism and guidance that allowed us to farewell Dad so beautifully


Dear David and team,

A small token to say thank you for everything you have done to make my difficult tasks easy for me. Your sincere compassion, your help and tender care of Fred and towards me is deeply appreciated. Mere words are inadequate to express the depth of my feelings, I can only say once again - Thank you.


Hi David and staff,

Yesterday I attended the funeral of my uncle, I would just like to compliment you all on the way you helped towards making his final farewell a good memory.  Your premises,  the service, the food, time without pressure to move along say a lot. 
Many thanks

Kaye  (Rotorua)

Dear David, Lynette, Jeanette et al,

Leaving Mum with you was like leaving her with family and your enormous levels of care, respect and compassion reinforced this to us at every step.  We are extremely grateful for your support at this sad time as we said goodbye to Mum.

The O'Leary Family