Tracey Boulton is the owner and co-founder of Arlington Funeral Services, a family owned and operated funeral home that has been serving Smallthorne community since 2001 when Tracey’s husband, the late Stephen Boulton established Arlington.
Stephen’s legacy lives on through the many families that he helped and the impact that he had on the funeral industry, one of which was working for the coroners office for ten years.
Stephen’s desire for providing personal care and support to families in need will continue to be the guiding principle of Arlington Funeral Services for years to come.
Tracey worked alongside Stephen from the beginning, she understands how important it is to treat every family with care, compassion and respect, she knows that each family is unique and that is why she takes the time to listen carefully to their wishes and offers guidance and emotional support throughout.
Every family deserves a kind and understanding person at their side to help them to navigate the challenges of grief and that is exactly what Tracey and all of the team at Arlington are honoured to provide at the most difficult time in a persons life, the loss of a loved one.
David Podmore is a well respected funeral Director who has been serving families in the Longton, Fenton and Smallthorne area for over 25 years. His dedication and commitment to helping families during their difficult time is of the upmost importance to him and he has become a trusted and reliable figure in the local community
As a funeral Director David understands that losing a loved one is one of the most challenging experiences that a family can go through, that is why he approaches every family he works with, with empathy and understanding. He knows that every families wishes are unique and he takes the time and care to listen to each family member so as to create a personalised and meaningful service to honour an individuals life and their legacy.
David’s extensive experience in the funeral industry means that he is very well equipped to sensitively handle every aspect of funeral planning, from the funeral itself to ensuring every minute detail is taken care of allowing the families to focus on grieving and remembering their loved one.
At Arlington, David continues to provide the same exceptional service for which Arlington has become known for throughout the years.
Families who choose Arlington can rest assured that they are in good hands and that their loved ones will be treated with the utmost care, dignity and respect, going above and beyond to bring comfort and closure in the midst of as difficult time.
Malcolm Yates and Stephen Boulton were childhood friends and when Malcolm joined Arlington in 2003 it was a natural fir for him to work alongside Stephen one behalf of the coroner.
Malcolm is passionate about his work and takes great pride in his ability to help families during their time of grief.
He quickly became known for the way in which he presents loved ones for the chapel of rest with his meticulous attention to detail, understanding the importance of and individuals character and personality being sensitively reflected, this brings such comfort to families even during the darkest times.
Malcolm’s Empathy and commitment to Arlington and its Families is evident in everything that he does. He leaves a lasting impression with them and is a beloved member of the team.
What to do next?
If you have recently lost a loved one we understand how difficult this time can be.
If you would like to speak to David at Arlington to learn more about the services we provide and how we can help you during this challenging time. Please don’t hesitate contact us on 01782 818888.
Your loved one will be honoured with the respect and care that they deserve.
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We would highly recommend Steve and family ,they helped us so much with their kindness and compassion .It gave us much comfort to know Mum was in their caring hands . They were very professional and sensitive when making the funeral arrangements. To everyone at Arlington Funeral Home Thank you for guiding our family through a very sad time .
Arlington Funeral Services dealt with my the funeral of my dear Father-in Law. Steve was extremely helpful and informative throughout the whole procedure and the funeral passed off smoothly and was very well conducted. I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Arlington to anyone (sadly) needing a funeral service .
Would highly recommend. I had to deal with Steve when a family friend passed suddenly and we were struggling to afford to give him the send off he deserved . They went above and beyond to help us sort out the funeral and were there to answer any questions we had.Thank you Arlington's, you made the day as good as it could of been.