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Great Funeral Songs For Mother

Funeral Songs For MotherA mother’s death is one of the most painful experiences we will face. Listening to funeral songs for mother can help console us during this difficult time. Music can touch our hearts and listening to our mother’s favorite song can remind us of the wonderful time we spent together.

The funeral songs for mother that you choose are an important part of your mother’s memorial. The songs can be played at the funeral, burial, wake or other memorial. The lyrics can be included in the funeral program, obituary, or engraved on a headstone or other permanent memorial. No matter what song you choose, or how you use it, everyone at the funeral will always remember it.

Great Funeral Songs For Mother

Bette Midler’s “Wind Beneath My Wings” reminds people that their mothers are heroines in life. She is everything that a person wishes he or she can be and the mother is the “wind beneath the wings.”

Mariah Carey’s “Hero” tells of a hero that comes along and who has the strength to carry on. This is so appropriate for a mother, who holds the entire family’s strength.

Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel” describes the mother as the angel. The angel is the one who comforts those in a dark room.

Andrea Bocelli’s and Sarah Brightman’s “Time to Say Goodbye” is about saying goodbye to the most important person in an individual’s life – his or her mother. The song’s title says it all.

Alex Lloyd’s “Amazing” tells one of the amazing exploits that a parent (especially the mother) has done for her child. It is a fitting tribute to one’s mother during a funeral.

Barbra Streisand’s “The Way We Were” reminds us of the loss of the moon. Here, the moon is compared to one’s mother. The song is a fitting tribute to mothers and transcends the test of time. It has been popular during funerals for decades.

Paul McCartney’s “The Long and Winding Road” leads to one’s journey from birth to death. It tells of the struggles one has to go through in life.

Funeral Songs For Mother

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Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
Goodbyes – Celine Dion
Bright Eyes – Art Garfunkel
One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
Mama – B.J. Thomas
A Song for Mama – Boyz II Men
Dear Mama – 2Pac
I’ll Always Love My Mama – The Intruders
A Mother’s Love – Karen Taylor-Good
A Mother’s Wish – Kirsten Anderson
I Wanna Thank You (Momma) - Donnell Dantzler
Vision of My Mother – Janet McGarry

Playing funeral songs for mother at her funeral is a nice way to pay tribute to her. Choose a song, or songs, that have a special meaning to you and your mother. It could be a song that your mother enjoyed listening to, or a song whose lyrics are very meaningful. It can be difficult to think of the perfect song to play at a funeral. Pick a few of the songs above and listen to them word for word. You will know when you have found the perfect song because it will touch your heart and remind you of your mother.

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  • Vicki Pfeil Milam

    One song that didn’t make this list and should have is “How do I help you say goodbye?” By Patty Loveless. It’s the perfect Mother-Daughter song !!!!