Skip to content

Testimonials

Amazing ceremony

We cannot thank Jac enough for creating and delivering our very personalised wedding ceremony. She gave us a thorough questionnaire to fill in of our love story and we had a great meeting where she worked on the finer details of what makes us “us”. We didn’t it make it easy on Jac for a family friendly wedding due to our engagement story but the ever professional Jac managed it. She blew us away with how personalised, funny and at ease she made us feel on the day. Every single guest commented on how amazing our ceremony was. Jac has a fantastic way with words and her performance skills and most importantly, the heart, to lead any wonderful wedding. The photo of us during the service captures just how down to earth and how “us” the ceremony was. Thank you so much again.

Kayleigh Shearer

Highly recommend.

Jac was extremely professional and caring. Always available to answer our many questions and revisions of the eulogy.

Very clear and her delivery was excellent. She made what was a difficult experience so much easier.

Highly recommended.

Chris McLaren

We would highly recommend Jac!

Jac’s caring personality made the process of telling her about our Mum so easy. she was kind and patient allowing us time and guiding us to give her the information she needed. Jac gave a lovely upbeat, but moving service. She totally got our Mums personality. We would highly recommend Jac for any service or celebration. You will definatley not be disappointed.

Ann Campbell

Highly recommended!

Jac was extremely helpful to us during a very difficult time. She was thoughtful and professional throughout the whole process, from the initial drafting of the eulogy to her service at the funeral which was clear, upbeat and prompted many to comment it was the best service they had ever heard. Highly recommended!

Ewan Shand

Thank you for all that you did.

Hi Jac
I would like to thank you on behalf of the family for all you did to make John’s funeral as he would have wanted it.
I can’t thank you enough for the way you delivered John’s eulogy – everybody commented on the way you did it.
Thank you again for your help, and it made such a sad time easier knowing we had done our best and that was helped by the way you put together his eulogy.
Thank you again.

Jackie Watson

Did Mum justice.

We cannot thank Jac enough for the service provided for our Mum’s funeral. She took so much time to chat with us and asked questions to allow her to get to the core of our wee Mum’s personality – we wanted a celebration of her life & character with a mix of humour, and she truly did her justice. We had such lovely feedback from the service too – thank you for everything…..I’m sure Mum would have said it “wasn’t too shabby”!

Nikki MacPherson

Couldn’t have asked for a better person!

Couldn’t of asked for a better person to conduct our wedding service. Jac took so much time before hand to get to know what we wanted to say and it was such a heart felt ceremony!
Wish we could do it all again, our day was so special and could not recommend her highly enough. Will never forget it, thank you so so much!
Emma MacLean

Jac nailed it!

I asked for a upbeat not sad eulogy and Jac nailed it! It was read with great respect and heart for my dear departed wife. 5 out for 5.

Gary Sluyter

Lovely service.

Jac conducted a lovely service for our family at my brother’s funeral today.

Jim Scott

Great compassion and empathy.

A huge thank you to Jac for Dad’s lovely funeral service. Someone even said it was the best funeral they had ever been to. Jac told Dad’s life story perfectly and made us feel very involved & included in the choice of wording and stories, with draft copies to proof, amend and change as we saw fit. Jac made a very difficult day easier to bare with great compassion & empathy.

Colleen Manson

Lovely lady.

Jac did my Dad’s memorial service, was super proud of it. She did amazing. Lovely lady. Thank you very much for making a hard day at wee bit easier xxx

Linda Hazel Henderson

Could not have picked a better person!

She really helped make our day so beautiful! We wanted geeky references in our ceremony and she delivered! She took time getting to know both of us and really listened to our story, and what we liked and wanted!! She is just so easy to talk to and helped every one feel at ease in the ceremony. I honestly could not have picked a better person to help us celebrate our wedding!!!

Emily Mumaw

Nicest funeral service ever attended.

Jac did the service for my father’s funeral and we couldn’t recommend her more. We had so many compliments afterwards from family and friends about how lovely the service was, several people saying that it was the nicest funeral service they had attended.
At our first meeting and throughout our dealings with her, Jac made us feel comfortable and at ease, and made what could have been a really difficult time a lot easier for us all.
I, and the rest of the family, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jac and Ruddy Celebrancy Services.

Lynn Nicoll

What a star!

Dear Jac conducted our wedding ceremony, and we couldn’t have asked for better – what a star! She was so patient and kind, and tolerated my many flaps! She was very knowledgeable too, and I was very confident that she would do a great job on the day, which she did. Everyone commented on how funny and poignant the ceremony was, and many thought that she knew me and Bryan personally. I can’t recommend her highly enough. Thank you soooo much, Jac – you were brilliant.

Jayne Dowds

A credit to her profession.

Jac delivered the service following the passing of my father in law. A credit to her profession and a truly caring, considerate and compassionate celebrant that I highly recommend.

Alan Hurry

Can’t recommend Jac Ruddy strongly enough.

Dear Jac was the Celebrant for our wedding in Meldrum House Hotel this Christmas Eve, 2017.
She wrote the ceremony for us and made it very personal and special. She sent us several drafts so that everything was exactly right for us. The exchanging of rings was very special.
She was in contact with me for months before our big day, and even helped me get dressed for my big day.
I couldn’t recommend Jac Ruddy Celebrant Services strongly enough.
Beautiful person & a lovely day.
Thanks again Jac.

Celia Lynch

Eulogy absolutely captured Mum.

My Mum died very recently and I contacted Jacqueline, who came highly recommended by several friends. Jacqueline arranged a meeting with us and took some considerable time to discuss my Mum’s life for the content of the eulogy. The eulogy absolutely captured who she was to everyone who knew her, in a very gentle caring and respectful way. Everyone who came to the service said how beautiful it was and we are so grateful to Jacqueline for this as it was the final farewell to a lovely lady which was SO important to us. Thank you Jacqueline – it was beautiful, and we appreciated it very much.

Joyce Leys

Beautiful eulogy.

Jac recently carried out a beautiful eulogy at the funeral for my mother in law. After her visit to us, she used the information she had gleaned from us to create a lovely, personal and informative eulogy about my mother in law’s life. After the service friends and family told us how impressed they were with the service. We would certainly recommend her to anybody. She certainly did us proud.

Valerie Brock
Gaynor McKernan
Debz Rumbles

Delighted with the service.

Jac was wonderful in helping us with the writing and presentation of the eulogy at my Mum’s recent funeral. Jac spent a lot of time with various family members in the preparation of the service she later carried out. Jac is very patient and calm – both great attributes in being a celebrant. Our family were delighted with the service Jac provided, and we would all highly recommend her.

Nicola Mackay

An extremely caring, patient and understanding individual.

Jac was absolutely amazing when helping me with my Dad’s funeral service. This was a difficult and daunting experience for me as I had to organise the funeral by myself, however, Jac made this a lot easier for me as she was an extremely caring, patient and understanding individual, who was easy to talk to. She was very organised and made any changes I wanted to the eulogy with ease. She made the service seamless, and even came and wished me well and had a wee chat at the end which I really appreciated.
Highly recommend her!!
Thanks again!

Susy Hickey

Captured the essence of Sinclair.

Thank you Jac, for such a lovely caring service you conducted for my husband on Wednesday last. The time you spent with Morag and I planning the eulogy allowed you to capture the essence of Sinclair. Your delivery showed great empathy with us. My brother and one of friends were so impressed that they would consider a similar service for themselves. Morag’s friends, too, would consider using you for any of your services. Thank you so much for easing what has been a difficult time for us.

Patricia MacDonald