Some good websites for finding memorial poems that honor lost loves ones are Elegant Memorials, Funeral Helper and Family Friend Poems. Most of these poems are completely free to use for any obituary because they have pu... More » Holidays & Celebrations

To write an "In loving memory" poem, read examples of others and collect memorial verses that relate to the deceased. Use this material to write drafts of the poem. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

An example of an In Loving Memory quote includes “The heart hath its own memory, like the mind. And in it are enshrined the precious keepsakes, into which is wrought the giver’s loving thought” by H.W. Longfellow. The an... More »

"Nothing can ever take away a love the heart holds dear" and "The memory of you will always be in our hearts" are good in loving memory phrases. These sentiments are appropriate for epitaphs, guest book posts and wake in... More » Holidays & Celebrations

The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) is one of the most active organizations that encourage people to plant a tree in celebration of life, creating a memorial in honor of their loved ones. The foundation allows the family memb... More »

Poems that honor the deceased by celebrating his life and positive traits are suitable for mourners to read at a funeral. Mourners can use poetry as a way to describe their personal relationship to the deceased and to sh... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Sample eulogies can be found online at sites such as The site offers simple examples written by a funeral director in generic terms that can be personalized, and also includes eulogy guidance, phrases ... More » Holidays & Celebrations