There was no shortage of candidates for this category, and the shortlisted 13 names included individuals as well as companies.
Traditional funeral directing continues to thrive, and the judges found it difficult to select the most deserving from among the entries submitted as all clearly have the highest of standards and impeccable presentation.
Eventually the decision was reached:
The Winner of Traditional Funeral Director of the Year 2017, with especial mention of two staff members, Louise Cook and Dominic Lister, is A. W. Lymn – The Family Funeral Service
Award photograph by Jayne Lloyd
Category sponsor – A. R. Adams Funeral Directors
The 2017 Good Funeral Awards were generously sponsored by Greenfield Creations