Mom passed away in March and Donna and her team were recommended to us. I am so pleased they were as I could not have gone through the funeral without them. Their friendliness and thoughtfulness were invaluable. Their premises have a lovely relaxing feel which makes a difficult event more bearable and the Chapel of Rest is a fitting resting place for your loved one. Donna and her team looked after Mom for me and sitting with Mom in the Chapel of Rest was comforting. They are a very friendly, caring, professional unit and so pleased that you were there to look after Mom for me. Mom would have loved you. Thank you so much.

Testimonail by Kathryn

We originally chose William Mitchells as they have their own chapel of rest, because it was important to us that Dad was looked after and treated with the respect he deserved and now we cannot think of any reason why not to choose them. Donna and her team were wonderful from our first meeting, during the funeral and beyond. It was comforting to know that everything was being taken care of during this very difficult time. Father Barry who conducted the service was a delight and both he and Donna made sure that everything we had requested was taken care of. We would highly recommend William Mitchell to everyone

Testimonial by Lisa

When the time comes which inevitably it does the thought of having to deal with a bereavement is daunting enough without the funeral to arrange too. I was very fortunate to have been recommended to Donna at William Mitchell funerals. From the outset she put me at ease with her professional sympathetic approach handling the planning and logistics of the service and committal and accommodating my requirements with little fuss. Well done and thank you to her and her team.

Testimonial by Mark

I was looking for a funeral company who was professional and first class and would treat my mother who sadly passed away with dignity and respect. I found this in William Mitchell, not only was Donna and her team professional had high standards,supporting and so lovely. Every last detail was sorted and took all the worry from the family. Father Darren was amazing as well. I would recommend you to use William Mitchell and support independent companies. Thank you Donna and her team your kindness will not be forgotten.x

Testimonial by Tracey

We cannot thank Donna and her team enough for the amazing care, compassion and professionalism they have shown us through what has been a really difficult time. Donna went the extra mile to make sure we had the very best for our beloved friend and organised everything down to the last detail. I cannot recommend this company highly enough for their personal service, I think truly unique in their chosen field. Donna took away the stress and confusion and dealt with some really difficult situations for us and made sure that everything went perfectly. It was totally the funeral that our friend would have wanted and we couldn't ask for anything more than that. Amazing.

Testimonial by Steve

Donna conducted my mothers funeral and she was faultless her attention to detail is incredible.Thank you so much Donna and your team

Testimonial by Martin

After losing Dad and the daunting thought of organising his funeral, a friend recommended William Mitchell. I was absolutely delighted with the service we received. From the initial visit, we were quickly put at ease. We met the owner, Donna Ryan and her "right hand girl" Barbara - who were both really friendly, sympathetic and completely professional. Nothing was too much trouble - even arranging a further limousine at the last minute and driving passed Dad's nursing home with the procession. We chose Dave Webster to carry out the Humanist funeral service to celebrate Dad's life. Donna and Barbara took care of all the fine details brilliantly. The service we received from the initial visit to the day of the funeral was perfect and will stay in my memory forever - Donna and her team were amazing. Donna has been a pillar of strength throughout the whole ordeal. I could go on but there's not enough room - I would recommend William Mitchell to EVERYONE!! Can't thank you enough! x

Testimonial by Jackie

When I lost my dad, I too felt lost. I didn't know which way to turn but I knew I needed help. Luckily for me, William Mitchell was recommended and from the moment I walked in the door I knew we were in good hands. Barbara took the time to help me and my mom by listening and getting to know us and getting to know my dad - which was so important to us. Both her and Donna thought and took care of everything so that our family could spend the time to grieve. Nothing was too much trouble, and they also recommended Father Darren for our service who was amazing. We laughed and cried together and I felt like they were with my family every step of the way. They care about you and getting it right - and so many others don't. I cannot recommend them enough. Thank you both from the bottom of our hearts

Testimonial by Karen

Thank you Donna for the excellent way you looked after my father in law when he passed away you did a wonderful job. He looked so at peace in your chapel and thank you for the way you and all your staff delivered a first class military funeral, complete with his regimental flag. How you managed to organise this all in a short period. Well done you gained a lot of interest in your services so moor to follow the photos of the funeral are with his regiment

Testimonial by Mark Hazel

After the shock of losing my dad so suddenly, and then being faced with arranging his service, my dad's wife, contacted William Mitchell as we decided we would prefer to use an independent Firm, for that personal touch. We certainly made the right decision... From the moment we were greeted at William Mitchell to the day we said goodbye to my dad, we were treated in a very caring & compassionate manner. Donna Ryan, the Director and Barbara arranged everything from cars to clergy, organist to order of service. Father Darren Smith who conducted the service was wonderful and it really did feel like a true celebration of dad's life. Please accept my sincere gratitude and thanks to you, Donna, and all at William Mitchell, for the exceptionally respectful and professional manner in which you conducted my dad's service and for all your help and guidance during a very distressing time.

Testimonial by Sarah

Donna and her team at William Mitchell were fantastic, they were incredibly professional and as I'd never arranged a funereal before, they helped me through every step of the way with an empathetic and sincere approach. I couldn't have asked, for what was an incredibly upsetting experience, for it to have run any smoother. Thank you for all your help and that extra personal touch of being emotionally supportive - definitely what I needed when I first walked into your premises and didn't know where to start.

Testimonial by Jayne

The professionalism, care and compassion shown by Donna and her team reassured me that my late husband's funeral would be conducted with respect and dignity. Donna was with me every step of the way and nothing was too much trouble. I cannot thank her enough for looking after us from the moment we first met to the day of the funeral. We were overwhelmed by her support and that of her team.

Testimonial by Kathryn Cooper

I would just like to say a very big thank you to Donna and her team for their kind, sympathetic and totally professional manner. I recently attended my aunts funeral and attended the funeral home with my mother. We didn't know what to expect but were treated with utter kindness and gently talked through our needs at this sad time. The funeral was executed to the highest standards and I can honestly say that we couldn't have been better cared for and represented, giving our aunt the best funeral she could have possibly had. Many thanks once again to you all. Kind regards Stephanie.

Testimonial by Stephanie

Donna organised a large funeral for us on 29th January. From the first moment we met her right through to the conclusion, Donna and her team showed a very high degree of understanding and compassion. She pays great attention to detail and consequently, every aspect of the funeral was very well organised. I would have no hesitation in recommending William Mitchell Funerals, particularly if you are looking for that personal touch that is really important during such a difficult time.

Testimonial by David

Donna conducted my dad's funeral on the 4th December 2015, I cannot fault any aspect from the beginning of proceedings the day of his funeral, Donna made me feel comfortable and at ease at such a stressful and sad time. On the day of dad's funeral Donna and her team conducted dad's funeral in a professional and respectfull manner. I cannot thank you all enough for all your help and support during the whole process of before, during and after dad's funeral you did him proud. I highly recommend William Mitchell

Testimonial by Emma Lyttle

Donna sorted our dads funeral for us amazingly she done everything possible to make sure he got the send off we thought he deserved, even in our poor circumstances she really did a lot for us. She was out angel and we can never thank her enough ! Such an amazing good hearted woman and brilliant service !

Testimonial by Charlotte


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