If you have lost a loved one and want to write a eulogy to commemorate their life, you should begin by reading eulogy examples. The examples below will illustrate how a eulogy is organized and worded. When reading the eulogy examples below, you should take note of what information is included and excluded. This will help ensure that when you collect information from friends and family for the eulogy that you ask for the right information.
After you have read the examples below, we suggest that you read our articles on writing eulogies, which will give you helpful tips and tricks. The most important part of any eulogy is including personal stories and memories. A personalized eulogy written from the heart is the best way to commemorate the life of a loved one.
To Sister From Sister
I am happy to see so many of my sister’s friends and relatives here today. I know that many of you traveled a long way to be here and my sister would be incredibly appreciative. Jenny cared so much for the people around her and was the type of person who would never hurt a fly… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
To Brother From Brother
It is with great sadness that I stand in front of you today to remember the life of my younger brother Matt. Losing someone you love is never easy, but when their life is taken away at such a young age it is that much more difficult. I hope that these words will help alleviate some of the grief you are all feeling today… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
To Grandmother From Granddaughter
My name is Jackie and I am one of Annette’s grandchildren. It is difficult to put into words how much my grandmother meant to me. She was a strong willed and intelligent woman. She was very successful and achieved a lot… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
To Grandfather From Grandson
My name is William and I am one of Harold’s fifteen grandchildren. When I learned of my grandfather’s passing last week I immediately called my uncle John to see if it was ok that I speak today… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
To Mother From Daughter
My mother was a lovely woman. She embodied all of the attributes of a perfect mom. She was caring, thoughtful, hardworking, compassionate, loving and so much more. It was so difficult to think of all of the words that described my mother… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
To Father From Son
My father was a wonderful man. He was a father, husband, brother, grandfather and friend to many people. To me he was more than just my father; he was my friend and my hero. I always admired my father and had a great deal of respect for him… Click here to read the entire eulogy.
Reading eulogy examples is the best place to begin when planning to write a eulogy. The examples above will show you a few different options of how to word a eulogy. The next step is to read some of our articles on writing eulogies, which will give you more information on how to write a beautiful eulogy for your loved one.
Updated: June 26, 2012