Funerals are never a pleasant occasion. No matter how unpleasant, it is still part of the cycle of life. Funeral Directors and their staff can and do make a major difference for the family. Recently, with the passing of my Aunt, I met Barry Brewer for the first time. From my very first meeting and throughout the funeral process, I felt very comfortable, being surrounded by Barry Brewer and dedicated members of his funeral staff. Thank you for everything you did for my Aunt and for me. I will always remember, the white glove greetings and the releasing of white doves. It turned out to be a beautiful day.
My mother was buried at Bushnell National Cemetery, and my father had plans to be buried there also, having served in WWII. However when the new Cape Canaveral National Cemetery recently opened up in Mims, Dad decided he wanted Mom closer (he lived in Melbourne). Dad died suddenly and unexpectedly on March 17 (St. Patricks Day, Mom called him home to be with her Irish family). I made phone calls the next day and by the grace of God, and a lot of help from Joy, at Brewers funeral home and Colleen at Bushnell we were able to have Mom transferred to Cape Canaveral to be buried with Dad 10 days later. I understand this process can take 3 months, so it is astounding that this happened. Joy was marvelous to work with, immediately emailed the paperwork for my sister (in Melbourne) and me (in Spokane, WA) to complete, notarize and send to Bushnell. When the time came to transfer Mom, Barry was on vacation (hope you found great powder in Colorado for that ski trip), but Mr. Brewer (Pat) , Sr. oversaw the disinterment and accompanied Mom to Mims (Cape Canaveral). I was not able to meet Mr. Brewer at the time, to tell him how much I appreciated his firms excellent work, but it such a wonderful feeling to be able to be at the committal pavilion with Dad and look over across a small area and see Moms blue coffin waiting to join Dads. It was such a peaceful feeling that all the friends and family were able to enjoy at such a sad time. Thank you all for your compassion and professionalism in making this miracle happen. I most sincerely appreciate you.
Under past scrupulous owners, my parents prepaid cremation services. Upon my mothers recent death we were not able to locate any of the five contact numbers we had for American Burial & Cremation at the Dunedin address. My father was stressed enough and did not need more. We had to choose another Cremation Service Company who took the time to contact Brewer & Sons regarding our prepaid plan and they immediately found our contract from the past owners files and proceeded to work with the other company to transport my mother, work with us and complete the arrangements as originally made. They were professional and friendly throughout the visits. Compliments to Barry Brewer and the newest member Ron for guiding us so efficiently. I know there was an extreme pricing difference from our plan paid in 1995 but they gave us the same quality of service as if we had purchased it from them today. I thank the entire staff for easing our stress at this time. It was and is greatly appreciated. The Iris Collamer Family
Thank you to everyone at Brewer and Sons for helping our family through the most difficult months of our lives. We appreciate everything you did to ensure that everything got done in a professional and thoughtful manner and in the time constraints we had.
Thank you so much for the wonderful comments. It is such an honor to be able to assist you and your family through this very difficult time. Our prayers continue to be you and your family.
My brother Steve Nissens funeral was performed extremely professionally and flawlessly. Thank you to everyone
Brewer and sons made this unbearable and unimaginable day bearable. Everything was perfect for my mom. The staff was so kind and caring. I felt welcomed and cared about while planning the ceremony, during the ceremony and when picking up the final items. The funeral staff truly take care of your loved one and do not try to overcharge you during this painful process.
My sister Sidney and I just got back from visiting the cemetery (Historic Masaryktown Cemetery), and I just had to write you to let you know how beautiful everything is looking out there. It has never looked that good. You are doing a fabulous job!!!
Thank You to you and everyone else at Brewers for taking such good care of our cemetery.