Funeral Poems for Family

Funeral Poems for Family

Poems about Funerals

One does not leave a funeral in the same way that he has come. He cannot help but have death on his mind. He cannot help but be aware that such is the end of all life. He may look at himself and have a new awareness that his body will not last forever. These thoughts are ones that humans must face and find a way to deal with. Some believe that the death is only the beginning of the next great mystery and the soul is eternal. Others take a practical view that death is all there is. One leaves a funeral with thoughts of life and its fragility on his mind.

Eulogy Poems for Losing a Family Member

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Poem From Dead Little Brother To Mom
  • by Justice
  • Published: 11/9/2008
I've Earned My Wings

I'm sorry mommy I left you so soon,
I was there when the angels woke you up at noon.
I know I was gone from the flash from the start,
Mommy Remember!
I'll always be in your heart.
I …

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My oldest son Chris Shade was 26 yrs. old when he got murdered. My son gave this 17 year boy a ride. A ride to a church, and the young man shot my …

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In Memory of My Dad
Five Minutes

In Memory of My Dad Edward

If I only had five minutes the day you passed away,
I would have had time to tell you all the things I needed to say.

I never got to tell you how much you …

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My dad died a week ago and I found your poem great comfort, my dad was told on his own that he only had days to live. Me and my mum and sisters got …

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  • by Sarah Cole
  • Published: 5/9/2013
Child's Letter From Heaven

Mommy please don't cry for me
Tell Daddy to not be sad
Tell my brother and sister
To remember all the fun we had

Tell Grandma I'll miss her cookies
and Grandpa's stories …

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  • by Sarah A. Sumner
  • Published: 8/3/2008
Dear Dad

Dear Dad, We love you,
We miss you so much
Your love and your kindness
Your soft gentle touch

If we had to live life over
We would choose you once more
If it meant losing you …

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When my dad left me I was 12 and he was 43. He was the best dad in the world he wouldn't give to receive, but the past couple of years he has been …

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Dad
  • by Bailey Fitch
  • Published: 1/1/2009
I Promise

I promise to carry on your contagious smile.
The same one that would light up a room the minute you walked in.
I promise to laugh and never take myself to seriously.
I promise to love …

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I was 19 when my brother Brian, 21(a soldier), was killed in Afghanistan. He'd been married for 3 1/2 months when he died, and left behind a giant …

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Mom Died from Multiple Sclerosis
  • by Thomas Woods
  • Published: 1/15/2009
Momma

To my mother I give this poem I titled "Momma's Boy".

As far back as I can remember you showed me the way,
Quick to point me in the right direction when I would stray.

From the …

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The feeling you jot down here is great. It brought tears in my eyes. As I have also gone through with the same pain. Miss my mom a lot.

I Love You Dad

I love you Dad with all my heart
And hate that we should be apart
Our love is a bond that can't be broken
You may be gone, but never forgotten

I remember the day you went away
The …

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I am only 10 years old and my father is 50 and I love him. But he's smoking and he's not feeling well. We've been to the hospital at least 4 times …

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Poem For Father's Memorial Service
  • by Derick Revane
  • Published: 12/22/2013
The Greatest Man

I knew a man, he was the greatest man
I've known in all my days.
Then one day God called on him,
and now he's gone away.

I loved this man with all my heart,
and in my heart he'll …

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This is absolutely beautiful. Your dad is watching over you with pride. Thank you for sharing this with us. God bless your grieving heart. Kathy J …

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  • by Patty Davis
  • Published: 3/29/2011
From The Very First Moment

From the very first moment you were laid in my arms
I wanted to protect you from all harms
You were so small and precious, the perfect gift from above
And in an instant I fell in …

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Poem About The Loss Of A Child
Thou Art God

Though it's hard to comprehend
why our child had to die,
we'll not dwell upon the question
nor will we ask God why.

Although our hearts are breaking
from the sorrow we now …

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My grandmother passed when I was 7 about 36 years ago. Her birthday is July 4th we are having a memorial service its her 85th birthday. I need a poem …

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