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Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home - Stayner Chapel

7313 Highway 26, P.O. Box 1202 Stayner, ON L0M 1S0

Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home - Wasaga Beach

509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 2X2



What Our Families Have Had To Say

We are blessed to receive the trust of so many families.  Of the many rewards one may receive over a life time of effort, a thank you is perhaps the greatest.




Words cannot express how grateful we are to you and your staff for everything you did for our parents' funerals.  It was such a difficult time, but you helped us through every step of the way.  Many thanks for your kindness and caring. The Burton family, Wasaga Beach

We truly cannot thank you enough for the way you have spoken with us and guided us through this difficult process. The Celebration of Life was perfect.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.  The Sargant family, Stayner

A sincere, heartfelt thank you for the wonderful guidance you provided for my Mom's funeral and burial.  The professional and caring treatment of all the family and visitors was exceptional.  Your information was extremely helpful when dealing with all of hte details that followed Mom's passing.  The Dickey family, Stayner

Thank you to your staff for the kindness, professionalism and knowledge that we received during the passing of our dear Martin.  Personally for you Shawn, your kindness in the delivery of the service, your poems and blessings and the touch of the Snickers bars was spot on.  The photo memory disc was a very special one and touched not just family but the entire room.  You are a special group and all your clients must feel like we did.  You mourn and celebrate the life of their loved one too.  Thank you again from all our family.  The Connolly's, Wasaga Beach

Words cannot express the gratitude my family and I have for you and your staff.  You accommodated our every need and made our mother look absolutley beautiful! Your funeral home will be highly recommended by myself and my family. The Levesque's, Wasaga Beach

Words cannot express how grateful I am for your help in every step since the passing of my mother.  Your knowledge and guidance have made it easier for me. Thank you for your help in the final phase with having her niche blessed.  You go above and beyond.  The Brookings family.

We just want you to know how much we appreciate the kindness you showed our family.  Your compassion, concern and professionalism was second to none.  Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to do those things which were important to me but also for letting me be a son.  You both need to be commended for providing a beautiful facility which we were made to feel so much at home.  We will never forget your wonderful, caring ways.
The Gilchrist Family, Stayner 

Thank you so very much for all the support you gave us in regards to Mom's funeral arrangements.  The service was beautiful.  Thank you. 
T. White, Wasaga Beach
P.S.  The slideshow/tribute is a wonderful keepsake and will be cherished forever.

Thanks to all your staff for making a sad time less stressful.  What a wonderful job on the video tribute - DVD.  The lunch was lovely.  The turnout was larger than we anticipated which may have been largely responsible for the demise of the coat racks!
The Goss Family, Wasaga Beach

On behalf of the Wright & Hendry families, we would like to thank you for your compassion, caring, understanding at the loss of both our mother and our father.  It is never easy to lose a parent and you both helped in your quiet and professional manner to make this difficult time as easy as possible for us all.  We are fortunate to have you both as members of our community.
The Wright & Hendry Families, Stayner

We wanted to thank you for your thoughtful and caring approach to Mum's funeral & burial.  We were pleased with all of the arrangements and grateful to you both for all your work.  It was important to us that we honour her life while also comforting those who were upset.  You helped us do that.  Many thanks.
The Black Family, Stayner

Just a short note to say "Thank you" for all your caring and sensitive help with Mother's arrangements.  You made every effort to cater to our needs and it is very much appreciated.  Thank you again.
The Hawthorne Family, Stayner

I would like to thank you for being so helpful at this sad time in my life.
I. Martyn, Wasaga Beach

Many, many thanks for your professionalism and class at a very difficult time.  Mom would have been so pleased.
L. O'Reilly, Stayner

Thank you so much for the respect and dignity shown towards Mom at the time of her death.  Thanks for the guidance given to me and for answering my numerous questions.  Thanks also for helping my son perform his pallbearer duties for the first time without hesitation.
The Perry Family, Stayner

Thank you so much for guiding us so gently through the loss of our wonderful mother.  You have chosen your vocation well.
M. Rainbird, Avening

Thank you for your professional and friendly service provided at the time of our Mother's death.  To know you personally was a comfort to us all.
The Somerville Family, Stayner

My family and I were very pleased with your services and we thank you so much.  You made our time of sorrow much easier to bear.
The Hillman Family, Wasaga Beach

Your dedication to provide excellence in customer service while supporting grieving families is greatly appreciated and is a cherished memory.  Keeping you and your team in our thoughts and prayers.
The Valkovski Family, Wasaga Beach

The Service you provided our family was compassionate and professional at all times.  Marjorie's grandchildren all commented on the fact that the first funeral in their lives gave them comfort and made Nanny's passing easier.  we are very grateful to you both.
The Hanna & Ainley Families, Stayner

Our family would like to thank you for making our time of grieving a little more bearable.  Our mother means everything to us and her service was beautiful.  Thank you for letting us do it our way, the way she would like it.
The Pedlar Family, Stayner

Many thanks for taking care of Bob's funeral and doing an excellent job which nothing was forgotten.  We appreciated it very much.  Many thanks,
The Gibson Family, Wasaga Beach

Thank you for all your help with Mom's funeral.  Everything went very well and ran quite smooth.  You are very special and compassionate people.
J. Boyce, Stayner

I was talking to a friend this morning about young people often finding it difficult to make the right career choice.  That obviously wasn't a problem for you.  You're absolutely suited to your career.  You handled all the arrangements for Julie so professionally, yet gently, despite some curves we threw at you.  Thank you so much for everything.
M. Rainbird, Avening

Thank you for your guidance and compassion during our time of grief.  You are both special people.
The Perry Family, Stayner

For every e-mail, phone call, arrangement and thoughtful gesture, you have our heartfelt thanks.
The Hurst Family, Stayner

Thank you so much for making the arrangements for our son Rudy as easy as possible.  Thank you for sharing your place with Rudy and making it comfortable.  Thank you for everything you have both done for us.  Bless your hearts.
The Hendry Family, Stayner

Thank you for the inspirational Memorial Christmas Tree Service and for continuing  a tradition that is meaningful to all who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  To have the opportunity to listen to an uplifting message, songs and finally to place a personalized ornament on your Memorial Christmas Tree.  God bless.
N. Gonsalves, Creemore 

We are grateful to be asked to participate in community events, attend speaking engagements and contribute to our community. 

On behalf of the Board of Directors and Membership of the Wasaga and District Builders and Contractors Association, I would like to extend our appreciation in being our guest speaker at our last monthly dinner meeting.  I believe everyone in attendance enjoyed the information you shared. 
Y. LeBlanc, President

We want to thank you for your presentation to us.  The information you shared with us, the grace with which you spoke and the love that you have for your ministry spoke to us and blessed us. 
Ladies Group of The Salvation Army

Thank you very much for sharing your career experiences with our intermediate students.
The Staff of Tosorontio Twsp. Central School

Thank you on behalf of Clearview Community Church for your informative presentation on planning for the future.  This topic is often overlooked and yet such a vital necessity to be discussed.  We appreciate your willingness to come and share your knowledge.  Thank you for your community involvement within our church. 
Clearview Community Church

Please accept our heartfelt appreciation for your support and sponsorship this past season.
Stayner Lawn Bowling Club

On behalf of the Gala Committee for the Rotary Club of Wasaga Beach and Area, we wish to express our sincere appreciation for your generous donation to the Gala Silent Auction.  Your generosity helped to make the event a tremendous success.
Patricia Baty, Chairperson

On behalf of Mrs. Thompson's Grade 10 careers class, we are thanking you for coming to talk to us about you career.
Stayner Collegiate Institute 

Thanks for your donation and your participation with our Charity BBQ Day.  We really appreciate it.
M&M Meat Shops, Wasaga Beach

Thank you for supporting our recent "Golf Tournament" fundraiser for Stayner Youth For Christ.  We really appreciate your on going support in our ministry and your concern for the youth of Stayner.
Steering Committee - Youth For Christ

The Great Northern Exhibition and Collingwood Agricultural Society thank you for your generous support.  The GNE/CAS is dedicated to encouraging an awareness of agriculture and to promoting improvements in the quality of life of persons living in our community.  Your suport makes this happen and in turn helps to make our communities a healthier place to live.  Our sincere thanks for your generous support.                                                                                                                                                The Board of Directors - GNE/CAS


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