Jean Steele, Celebrant
“Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”
Your wedding day…! Yes, it may be a crazy, certainly emotional, happy, fun and, most of all, the best day of your lives. The ceremony, including your vows is the most important part of your day and should reflect your love for each other and have all the elements that bring meaning to it. Jean would be honoured and privileged to work with you to make the whole occasion special and unique. She will work closely with you, helping you to choose readings, create your vows, and to make sure the ceremony is personal, touching, light hearted and truly memorable.
Jean firmly believes that life is for the living, the ups and the downs and celebrating that life at its end is so very important.
Capturing the essence of a loved one’s life means remembering all aspects; the hard times and sadness that we all encounter but also the happy times, the triumphs and the achievements. Our loved ones lives deserve to be at the centre of our thoughts, remembered, loved and cherished and that’s what she hopes to achieve when creating her funeral ceremonies.
So whether a funeral ceremony or a wedding ceremony , Celebrating the life of a loved one, or celebrating the love of a couple on their wedding day, creating a ceremony to remember is creating a ceremony filled with the things that mean most to you. Jean can guide you through all the elements that make it poignant, dignified and personal.
Jean was a teacher and has enjoyed working in a support role with children and families for over 30 years supporting families whose children have additional needs. She loves running, mainly with her two dogs for company, is in a walking group with friends, and loves swimming and being outdoors. She loves her arts and crafts, she draws, paints and sews, is an avid reader but especially loves time together with family and friends.
Jean is available for Wedding and Funeral ceremonies and is happy to travel in and around Edinburgh and surrounding areas, The Lothians, the Central belt, the Borders and the Glasgow area.