Open source obituary poems can be found online at FindFuneralPoems.com, DyingLovetoKnow.com and LoveofPoems.com. At the site FindFuneralPoems.com, poems are listed in categories that include In Loving Memory, Poems for Funeral Tributes and other specialized types of poems that may apply to each family member.
There are ideas for funeral tributes as well as tips on writing an obituary.
DyingLovetoKnow.com has poems by famous authors such as William Blake, Robert Burns and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. There is a section on how to write an obituary and a list of websites that contain tribute poems.
LoveofPoems.com includes tribute poems for the loss of a child, pet and best friend. The site has verses that are easy to follow and can be personalized. There are poems by famous authors as well as those of unknown origin.