Funeral Eulogy

Tribute To The Deceased

Funeral Eulogy is a way of expressing farewell, honoring and remembering the deceased through stories, experiences and memories.

Planning to write a touching Funeral Eulogy

A eulogy is a speech given at a memorial or funeral service which can be delivered by either a family member, a close friend, the priest or the Minister. The eulogy is a way of saying farewell to a person who has passed on by expressing thoughts, feelings, and experiences that honor the deceased.

Eulogy content usually includes :

  • Childhood and historical information
  • Career and Achievements
  • Stories, memories and anecdotes
  • Experiences with the deceased

For most people writing an eulogy is a difficult task, however it is also suggested that eulogies are the beginning of the healing process. Below are some tips on writing an eulogy :

  • Gather old photo albums, scrapbooks, journals, emails, letters and other memorabilia.
  • Speak to other family members, friends and acquaintances for memories of the deceased.
  • Include some humour in the eulogy to diffuse tension and sadness, which can also make the tribute personal and unique.
  • Start with a draft and polish it once you’ve gotten all the pointers on paper.
  • Organize information so that it starts with an introduction, middle content and with an ending.
  • Review it and practice it by reading out loud.