Although there is no specific format for writing a memorial tribute, its tone should be conversational, reflecting the feelings of the writer. Tributes usually highlight events that the writer finds significant in the li... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Some ideas for memorial tributes to mothers are to cook the mother's favorite food or to give a gift to someone else in honor of the mother. Sending a message to the mother on a balloon is another way to pay tribute to t... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Poems used as memorial tributes include "Do Not Stand By My Grave and Weep" by Mary Elizabeth Frye, "She Is Gone" by David Harkins, "No Night Without" by Helen Steiner Rice and "Funeral Blues" by W.H. Auden. Memorial tri... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry
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The message on a memorial plaque pays tribute to the deceased person's life and may include the deceased person's favorite quote or words of wisdom. Some memorial plaques have inscriptions that are more generic, such as ... More » Holidays & Celebrations

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Creating a tribute for a deceased mother might include writing a poem or tribute speech to share with others. Some websites, such as, provide tribute speech outlines and samples to view online. Website... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Some meaningful ways to pay tribute to special people are to compliment them to their superiors, take them to lunch or write them a handwritten note. Public commendation in any form is a simple but powerful way to pay tr... More » Holidays & Celebrations