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Writing a eulogy

Below are suggestions of details you may wish to include in a eulogy. It is not necessary to include everything listed below, and there may be additional things you might like to mention. This can be a good place to start if you are having trouble knowing what to say or where to begin.

Suggestions of what to include

  • When and where the deceased was born
  • Nick names and/or names known to others
  • Parents names – where they met and married
  • Brothers and sisters – place in the family
  • Early childhood – locality, interests
  • School attended, awards gained
  • Academic or trade qualifications and achievements
  • Some interesting items about childhood days
  • Details of any war or military service
  • Details of marriages, divorces, children, significant relationships
  • Details of Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
  • Details of any Club memberships, positions held
  • Details of sporting achievements
  • Details of any hobbies or interests, travel, craft
  • Details of historical significance
  • Preferences, likes and dislikes – activities, e.g. music, theatre
  • Any special stories, saying, qualities that are significant to others
  • Special reading, music or poetry to be included

Contact us today

At any point if you would like to talk with one of our Funeral Directors in person, we’re available to help make sure you and your family create the funeral as you want it. You can contact us on 07 808 2605 at any time to start a conversation about what’s going to work for you.