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Testimonials

Testimonials

Many families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need, and we’re honored to receive such heartfelt praise. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.

If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time or would simply like to reach out and say thanks, contact us to share your thoughts or submit a testimonial below. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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Dianne, Anne and Dan, It is the morning after for us. We are reflecting back on a beautiful two days of celebrating our father's life, and feel a real sense of peace and gratitude. Thank you Dan, Anne and Dianne, for everything you've done to support our family through this funeral process. From showing up at Riverview Gardens at midnight in your suit Dan, to the painstaking work on our photos and the funeral card by you Dianne and Anne, to the many little details we hadn't thought of that you marshalled us through, and your quiet guidance during the Visitation and the funeral Mass...we are appreciating very much the professionalism, compassion and effectiveness of your work. We have been hearing from others how highly regarded your work is in the community - it is a reputation well-earned. A heart-felt thank you from Denny, Mary Jane, Scott, David, Michael and Tim Patterson and family

Mary Jane Patterson

October 20, 2023

My family is so grateful that Dan and Anne Houle were available to us at the time of our father's passing. What a relief to have Dan come to our family home to deal with all the details. He listened carefully to what we wanted, made suggestions for our consideration and then took care of every detail. Anne was a wonderful source of information and advice. Our family was well cared for from our first meeting to the final details and even have had advice after the service. Alexander and Houle set a new standard for the care of grieving families and their loved ones.

Jory Pritchard Kerr

October 03, 2023

As a funeral director myself, I can not stop raving about the exceptional care my family received when my father died in March. Compassion, sensitivity, well appreciated hugs. A funeral home staff that takes the time to sit, listen and treat you like you are a part of their family meant the world to us. No pressure from Dan with having the funeral home I’m with offering to do things for me. Dan, you have no idea what that meant to myself and my family. Anne, her prompt assistance and attention to detail regarding the estate benefits service took pressure off our family. From one funeral director to another I applaud and extremely appreciate everything Dan, Anne, Dianne and all the staff at Alexander and Houle did for our family. Alexander and Houle went above and beyond our expectations. The families of Chatham-Kent are extremely fortunate to have such a wonderful caring funeral home team!

Debra Latremouille

June 20, 2023

Words cannot express the gratitude and thanks our family feels towards Anne and Dan at Alexander & Houle Funeral Home. They made the process surrounding the loss of my mother as simple and stress free as possible, making us feel at ease with the decisions we made. Their support was professional and knowledgeable, and did not end the day of the funeral, but has continued with Anne’s assistance in taking care of the paperwork. Somehow thank you does not seem to be enough, but thank you Anne and Dan.

Kimberly Mcauley

April 29, 2023

We are so very grateful to Alexander & Houle Funeral Home for the kindhearted support we received from Anne and Dan Houle and their staff when our dear Mother passed away in August 2022. Our dear Father’s funeral was held there as well 28 years ago and I remember feeling the same then. Their offer of ongoing support as needed was and is, a much-needed source of comfort as we deal with the aftermath of our loss. Gratitude beyond measure to Alexander & Houle Funeral Home for lessening our burden during our most difficult time…..a heartfelt thank you for everything to them all. Curtis, Cheryl, and Kevin Robinson September, 2022

Cheryl Robinson

September 29, 2022

Dan and Anne—There are not enough words to thank you both and your staff at Alexander Houle Funeral Home, for all your guidance, support and kindness during and after the loss of Mom. You both always had time for the many questions and you gave tender guidance and support whenever it was needed. There was never a feeling of being rushed at any time through this emotional journey.Thank-you Dan and Anne for being “you”, so very caring and compassionate at such a very tough time. I will always be eternity grateful. Gini Martin

Gini Martin

September 02, 2022

If you’re looking for a funeral home that goes that extra mile to ensure every detail honours the deceased and reflects well on your family, we highly recommend Alexander & Houle. Having entrusted Alexander & Houle with the funerals of both parents, we can attest that Anne, Dan, and their staff work tirelessly to offer a fitting send-off for your loved one in an inviting and homelike environment. Thank you, Alexander & Houle, for your caring, compassionate, and professional handling of our two funerals.

Julie & John Meko

August 31, 2022

Dan and Anne. Just a short note to thank you for all that you have done to make my mom's passing just a little bit easier. Your kindness and your compassion in everything you do was amazing. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Dianne Stewart

July 29, 2022

Recently, my sister passed away, leaving her only child behind to take care of her arrangements. Not sure where to turn, my wife and I brought her to talk with Dan. He was so kind, caring, and compassionate with my niece, that it took a lot of the fright out of moving forward. He gave her great advice and assured her that her mom was in good hands and would be taken care of. Dan even lead the procession to the cemetary on his Harley, as my brothers and I as well as my son and nephew, all ride. We cannot express enough, how much our family appreciates everything you did for us all at such a tough time. Thank you Dan and Anne!!

Dan Carson

July 21, 2022

The team at Alexander and Houle has been with my family and I for three very important occasions. Each and every time they managed to make the hardest life transitions as seamless as possible. Both during the funeral preparation and the trying times afterwards they were incredibly helpful and supportive. I couldn't imagine relying on anyone else for such important matters. Thank you for the continuous support and doing such a wonderful job!

Garrett Moon

April 22, 2022

On behalf of the entire family, I want to thank you and everyone at Alexander & Houle Funeral Home for the caring and professional way in which you handled the services and burial for our mother. Your heartfelt guidance and sincere expressions of sympathy to us was genuinely appreciated. A phenomenal job in assisting the family with the details while we were dealing with our loss. Thank you!

Pauline Grant

January 11, 2022

There are days in this situation, when your Dad passes that you don’t know how you are going to get through such a tremendous loss. Then you are fortunate to have people in your life who don’t just do there job but they become family and that’s exactly what Dan and Anne are, always so kind and generous. They are a Godsend, helped us in every aspect of our journey, guiding us when we had to and letting us find our own way when we could. Always there to answer any questions, no matter how often you ask and always leaving you with a sense of peace. Our family is so grateful to have you not only in our lives but to have you when we need you most. With our ever loving gratitude, we truly do thank you. The Billingham Family

Brian Billingham

January 08, 2022

The Houle’s and staff are understanding, and the most compassionate people you would ever want in your time of need. They treat you personally and fulfill every request you can think of. They were like family to us over the past two years. Thank you for being there when we needed you the most.

Jackie Edwards

January 03, 2022

My wife Rebecca and I have had Anne and Dan look after our needs on more than one occasion. We are very impressed with them. As well, other members of our family and friends have needed their services and were also impressed. They are the best, like family, extremely professional. They make a time in your life that can be so stressful and difficult go much smoother and less hectic. They strive to meet any and all of your needs like it's no problem at all, they just do it. You will not find a better funeral home.

Doug & Rebecca Weaver

October 11, 2021

 

 

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Phone: (519) 352-2710
Fax: (519) 352-7372
245 Wellington St. W., Chatham, ON N7M 1J9

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