Sad News about John Austin
It is with much sadness, I have to announce the death of my father, John Harwood Austin. Dad passed away on the evening of Sunday 1st April after a short illness.
Arrangements for the funeral service are as follows:
St Maryís Church
On Saturday 14th April at 2pm
Following the funeral service, all are welcome to a reception to celebrate Dadís life which will be held, at:
Jubilee House is selected as Annual Charity for 2010
The charity selected to benefit from The Austinís Charitable Fund for 2010, is the The Jubilee House Care Trust. Jubilee House provides care and support for adults and children with a learning disability. Although based in Welwyn Garden City, Jubilee House provides support and placements to people living across Hertfordshire. Further information is available from all Austinís branches and Harwood Park Crematorium. Alternatively, visit: www.jubileehouse.com
Austinís Donate £5,465 to the Keech Cottage Childrenís Hospice
Members of the Austin Family presented £5,465 to the Keech Cottage Childrenís Hospice in Luton which was the Annual Charity of the Austinís Charitable Fund for 2008.
The Austin Family, who own Austinís Funeral Service and Harwood Park Crematorium, set up the charitable fund eight years ago. The fund is administered by the Hertfordshire Community Foundation and its aim is to benefit local charities and community organisations.
The fund is partly raised from company profits, but also through donations made by bereaved families in memory of their loved ones.
The beneficiary of the Austinís Charitable Fund for 2009 will be the Garden House Hospice in Letchworth.
Photograph: L to R
Jackie Shepherd, Jean Austin, Claire Austin, John Austin, Janice OíNeill, and Jonathon Aves.
Austin's relocates in Hertford
AUSTINíS is delighted to announce the relocation of its Funeral Arrangement Office to Millbridge, Hertford.
Located between The Good Food Shop and the Woolpack Public House, our new office provides a private and welcoming environment in which to arrange the funeral of your loved one. Our private Chapels of Rest remain in Port Hill. These provide families with the opportunity to visit their loved one, in comfortable surroundings, before the day of the funeral.
Our new office will be attended by Hilary OíNeil, one of our highly experienced Funeral Administrators. Hilary will be available at Millbridge every weekday between 9am and 5pm. An appointment is not necessary but desirable.
Assistance and enquiries outside business hours are received by our 24 hour service which is available by calling 01992 582052 or any Austin's branch.
Hertfordshire Young Homeless Group selected as our Annual Charity for 2007
Our annual charity for this year is HYHG whose work through local projects supports young people in Hertfordshire who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Further information about the Austin's Charitable Fund is available by clicking here. (24/01/2007)
The Isabel Hospice receives £6,700 from Austin's Charitable Fund
Members of the Austin Family presented £6,700 to Philomena Roche of the Isabel Hospice.
The Child and Teenage Support Team at the Hospice was the Annual Charity of the Austinís Charitable Fund for 2006.
The fund was partly raised from company profits, but also through donations made by bereaved families in memory of their loved ones. (26-01-2007)