Richard was extremely professional throughout all of our contacts. And yet, he was always helpful and patient with us through all of this process with him. No matter how busy Richard seemed to be, he took the time to handle our phone calls or text messages. We felt that he demonstrated such a level of trust to ensure us that he would handle things for our loved one! A well-deserved A++++ experience rating for him.
They did an amazing job with everything. They made our loved ones look great. Wonderful people and staff. Everything was just so beautiful. I want to thank them for everything.
I received your much appreciated card commemorating the one year anniversary of Dad’s death. His stone was finished correctly. Thank you for your support; I’ll be fine, he taught me how to handle adversity. My aunt, Dad’s sister is starting to channel down. When the time comes I am sure you will give my cousin the wonderful support you gave me. Thank you for your kindness. Abe Wondergem
Our Uncle George was laid to rest Friday. I must let everyone know how the Haverstock staff made this day a true rememberance of our Uncle. They let the family display some of the guns that he refurbished. He loved to fish They displayed rods and fish. He loved to can. They displayed canning display. He played cards and there was a table set up for card playing . They even played a song just for our Uncle. (Country Boy can Survive) This is Our Uncles true Life. We will miss him. We loved him Dearly. Rest in Peace Uncle George. Thank you all of the Haverstock and God bless you all.
I just wanted to take the time to "Thank You" for your services and compassion for our family. Norma was the matriarch of our family and she will forever be missed. Thank you for making a beautiful presentation for my grandmother. She loved Christmas, July 4th, and the Holidays in general. We didn't get to spend Christmas with her this past year, but what you guys did with the display I know for sure she was smiling from above. She was the most selfless, strong, kind hearted, and beautiful woman I ever knew. Thank you. Angela
Thank you very much for everything that you did to make Pedro's passing so much easier to deal with. From the first phone call and until the last moment at the cemetery, I knew he was in good hands - so reassuring.
Everyone has been so professional, kind and caring from start to finish. Thank you so much for getting Pedro so perfect! He looked very hand-some. Your team is true star to our family!
The funeral itself was outstanding and beautiful. The cars and all your staff looked wonderful. Pedro's coffin resplendent with all the flowers is a sight I shall never forget. You all did a fantastic job throughout. I am confident Pedro is very happy and thrilled with the whole funeral.
We have no hesitation in recommending you to others-heart-felt thanks to you all!
Best Wishes to you all, Familia Farias Oliveros.
Richard was very easy to talk with. His attention to detail for my husband's viewing was spot on. The personal touches were unexpected but nice. The meals delivered afterwards were also a pleasant surprise. I only have nice things to say about Richard & his staff. They made a difficult time easier.
Terri & Richard were amazing! They created a beautiful almost magical atmosphere to celebrate our beautiful mother. They surprised our family with breakfast too. We highly recommend Haverstock's and are so grateful for their help with our grieving process and celebration of Donna's life.
Richard and Terri,
We want to thank you so much for the professional and caring service your provided in the care of our brother Scott Gesse. Reading through the other testimonials, I was trying to find words that would truly express our gratitude, but honestly, there are no words. You are amazing people and just know that we are beyond grateful. God Bless you for your kindness and compassion during a very difficult time.
Richard was the best!. Professional, absolutely amazing experience. Made a emotional, sad time a lot easier. They tailored our service so perfect for my father. I can not explain just how wonderful they were to us. Thank you!
This was all during the pandemic. So we did not have any kind of a service. The staff did an excellent job. Thank you.
The funeral was so uplifting and everyone was so nice. I liked the café where everyone could eat and then be there for the funeral. Then when the funeral was over, everything was all set and ready to go home.
Terri & Richard were amazing! They created a beautiful almost magical atmosphere to celebrate our beautiful mother. They surprised our family with breakfast too. We highly recommend Haverstock's and so grateful for their help with our grieving process and celebration of Donna's life.
I wanted to offer my thanks for my nephew’s twin’s services, everyone says the service was very tender and loving service for the boys. We loved how you handled it, thank you from the family. Thank you for your service.
I would like to put out here that my family just went thru a horrible loss with my twin grandsons being born prematurely and not making it. The care and compassion we received from HAVERSTOCK FUNERAL HOME was INCREDIBLE to say the least! I could never put into words what an amazing job they did to make my son and his fiancé feel comfort as they went thru this! They handled every detail with the utmost care and I could honestly never thank them enough. Richard ( the owner/funeral director) said several times they were honored to handle the boy’s arrangement and we could feel the sincerity! I highly recommend them to all! My deepest gratitude to them is not enough but all I have to give!
Richard & Terri,
Again we appreciate all you both did. "Both Services" were so beautiful the way you had it fixed. We just can't thank ya'll enough. Thank you both for everything you did for us. When we lost our Dad and now my husband it was a beautiful service over both of them. Our love and prayers.
Frances Moore & Daniel, and Family also the Lowe Family.
To the Haverstock, La Porte staff.
We would like to extend our deepest thanks to everyone involved with the planning of our father's funeral service. From the red, white, and blue table setup to the beautiful tributes all around the room.
The military service at the cemetery was very moving as well. We very much appreciate the care that was taken & displayed.
The family of Richard "Dick" Shail.
Richard and Terri, you guys have been so helpful and wonderful to our family during this devistating time. Thank you so much for everything, you are greatly appreciated.
From the family of Roland (Ron) Reynolds.
Richard & Terri were "Top Shelf" human beings and professionals as they assisted me with arrangements for Cindy's cremation. I was shopping funeral homes they made the right connection with my soul.
Thank you Richard and Terri.
Terri and Richard were absolutely wonderful. They took such good care of my Mamaw and her family ensuring everything went as smoothly as possible including adding extra things that I didn’t even know they were doing. They noticed my Mamaw like to fish in one of her photos so they went and brought a fishing pole in and put it on display they also printed out extra photos and decorated the room beautifully. Knowing purple was her favorite color they added some purple bling to the top of the vault making it perfect!! They went the extra mile without even being asked and I am so grateful we chose them to help us in this difficult time. It made this time much easier knowing I could trust them and not have to worry about a thing. We will never go with another funeral home this will always be our first choice!
Richard & entire Haverstock Family. We want to thank you so very much for the compassion & professionalism you showed to our entire family, during our most difficult time. (Also the humor :)) Sincere gratitude from the family of Gary McCleland. Thank you.
The owner of the facility and the staff were very accommodating to our wishes. They went over and beyond what we expected.
Richard & Terri, We can't thank you enough for all of the extra time/detail you put into our father's funeral, as well as the comfort and sincerity we felt through the whole process. You both made this difficult time much easier for us. We appreciate the time you took to get to know our dad to make sure the funeral was perfect. Thank you do much. Katie Geise & Family.
My brother worked at Haverstock's years ago so we've always known the family and the quality of Haverstock's. The new owners are just as nice and caring.
Richard, a note of thanks for your help in selling our Pine Lake Cemetery sites. I haven’t heard but assume the transfer to Mrs. Dowell has been accomplished. Appreciate your help and it was a relief to have this finalized.
I want to thank Terri Vyse for all the help she gave me. It was such a comfort. Sincerely Rebecca Kirk-Sperry
Richard Vyse, the funeral director, did an amazing job. The set-up represented his life perfectly! Richard was extremely easy to work with and he took my direction well. So pleased with everything, thanks to Rich's help!!
Haverstock Funeral Home was awesome, kind, helpful, and more. They did a good job when my sister Erika Azrate has her viewing to the family and public. I really recommend them to everyone.
Thank you very much for everything.
I give Haverstock Funeral Home a 5-Star GOOGLE review. Thank you for taking care of my wife and family.
Haverstock Funeral Home
Thank you so much for all the sweet candies for our staff! That was very thoughtful.
Richard & Terri, Thank you so much for your generous donation of candy to our staff. All of these extra thoughts and gifts are so appreciated during this time. Stay Safe. Oak Woods Manor
Dear Ms. Terri Vyse
Thank you for the kind display friendship and the strong sense of community. We appreciate you and what you do.
The Brentwood Family
Funeral home (last responders) giving to our “first responders” ...
I had the privilege to work with Richard Vyse when I first came into the industry and if you have never worked with him, your missing out! He is truly a remarkable man in so many ways. I won’t even say one of the best I’ve worked with because his leadership and mentality has been “THE BEST” he loves his community and he loves his funeral home and I couldn’t be more happy seeing him venture into owning his own funeral home and continuing to reach out to the community and be the best at what he loves! Kudos to you
I cannot "Thank you" enough for everything you did for my Mom (Eliza Martin). It was beautiful! You took care of everything in this difficult time.
If anyone would ask about a great funeral home, I would highly recommend you. Thank You both so much for everything!
Terri and Richard were awesome. Mom had a lot of her pre-planned but some things appeared to be no longer available. Terri got on the phone and called the manufacturer, found the new name of the casket and brought it in for mom. Their (including Rhonda and the whole crew) desire to be sure the family ( and mom) was happy is unbelievable. Moms funeral was during the pandemic causing us worry on how many of her friends would be able to come out. Terri had the awesome idea of doing a drive thru visitation for the last hour. I can not say enough good about Haverstocks as a whole. It has been an institution in La Porte for years and I ( and mom) were concerned the family touch would go away with the new owners. IT DID NOT! Thank you again for putting mom to rest with dignity and grace as she wanted.
This is the most amazing people Wouldn't go no where but to haverstock. Such nice people and take care of everything for you. Very very impressive
I had a grandpa that recently passed away and they did a good job making him look natural.they also did the same for my grandma his wife .the staff are polite and very professional. The know what they're doing.i highly recommend them.
I have been to viewings at other funeral homes where the deceased person did not even look like themselves but have always been impressed by how well Haverstock made the person look. Five years ago when my sister passed away I suggested to my mom that we use Haverstock and they did not disappoint me. My sister looked wonderful. My mom prearranged her own funeral at Haverstock because of that, and when she recently passed, they lived up to our prior experience. Richard has taken over managing the organization and he was just incredible. He and the staff there were attentive and proactive, which made a stressful situation so much easier to get through. I would recommend Haverstock without hesitation.
Richard and his crew did an absolutely amazing job handling my sons funeral. They thought of everything which was great because I was incapable of thinking at that time. We had so many wonderful compliments on the service and I had to give all the credit to Haverstocks. They were very kind and compassionate and respectful and made me feel safe during a time when it felt like the world was crashing down on me. They are a very special group of people.
As a PGR member, I was impressed at the high level of Caring & Professionalism shown by Terri & Richard Haverstock. They were wonderful hosts for our group & made us feel welcome. Thank you Haverstock Funeral Home, for making our mission easy. And, BTW, Thank you to every one of our PGR members that turned out to honor my friend & Navy Veteran, Gene 'Skip' Lee
Everyone was kind and considerate. At a bad time they made us all smile.
Staff was kind and helpful at this difficult time (even combing his hair a little different for us). Rhonda went above and beyond helping with paperwork and faxing a document for us.
Thank you, Richard and Terri for the most amazing life celebrate for my mother (Velma Duensing). The music and the signing-"You are my Sunshine" chorus. My Mom looked beautiful. Richard and Terri have a heart for the hurting, very compassionate. Thank you and God Bless you, both.
Thank you so much for your support, compassion and generosity as my family has grieved the loss of Caden. His memorial service was beautiful and we couldn't have done it without you. God Bless you.
Love, Elizabeth and Colton
Richard & Terri,
Thank you so much for your support, compassion, and generosity as my family has grieved the loss of Caden. His memorial service was beautiful and we couldn't have done it without you. God Bless you.
Love, Elizabeth & Colton
We were sincerely touched by the surprise breakfast provided to our family. Very comforting. Also, the second the parlor doors were opened, the decor took our breath away! You guys did amazing helping us to send our Dad off beautifully and now our Mom. Thank you
Dear Richard & Terri,
On behalf of our families, we would like to thank you for the wonderful job you did for our mother Joyce's funeral. We absolutely loved all the personal farm touches & the arrangements of signs, pictures, and flowers, etc. It was especially meaningful since we were unable to have very many guests. It was also very nice to have someone set out the food & be able to use the Cafe' for lunch. Thank you!
Our family was so pleased with the care, compassion and professionalism shown to my mother after the loss of her husband. Rhonda and Richard and all of the staff have been so supportive and helpful. And the service itself exceeded our expectations. I highly recommend this funeral home.
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