How to write a eulogy
A friend or relative may wish to say a few words during a service about the person who has died. This is called a eulogy.
Eulogies are for everyone. They are a reminder that each of us leads a life of special interest and value and that each of us is unique. Andrew Motion
You can prepare a eulogy yourself or you may prefer a favourite poem or other reading.
Writing and giving a eulogy is a way of saying farewell to someone who has died – it helps to bring the person to life in the minds of the audience.
For the majority of us, writing and giving a eulogy is something we have no experience of and therefore we find it difficult to know where to start.
As part of Co-operative Funeralcare's commitment to helping people arrange funerals which truly reflect the life of an individual, we’ve produced the guide entitled “Well Chosen Words – How to write a eulogy”.
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