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.

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Poem From Dead Little Brother To Mom
  • By Justice
  • Published: November 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!...

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I just lost my 17 year old son and my 19 year old nephew in a drunk driving accident on July 30, 2014. My sister and I were still reeling from losing an Uncle close to our age a year ago AND...

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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....

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My Dad died suddenly three days ago. I didn't get to speak with him the day he died, so I would like to read this poem at his funeral. It is indeed beautiful. Thank you.

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Mom Died from Multiple Sclerosis
  • By Thomas Woods
  • Published: January 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....

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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...

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I lost my Dad last week after a very short illness. This sums up exactly how I feel. With your permission I would like to read this out at his funeral.

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Poem Remembering Grandma
  • By Alison
  • Published: April 27, 2015
Grandma

I've mourned your loss for quite some time
Because old age and weariness took away your shine
But I will never forget the way you were
And the love and warmth I felt beside you

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Dad
  • By Bailey Fitch
  • Published: January 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 harder and forgive faster....

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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 number of people who love him. This poem...

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  • By Sarah A. Sumner
  • Published: August 2008
Dear Dad

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

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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 struggling with mental health issues, he...

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  • By Mallissa A. Moore
  • Published: February 2006
We Will Miss You Dear Mom

I just thought I'd say
I love you and goodbye
We will miss you dearly
I promise I won't cry....

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My mother passed away on the 13th of Dec 2013. Before that, the thought of her dying always used to reduce me to tears. And I always used to say to her, "Mom if you die, I'm dying with you...

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  • By Hailey
  • Published: October 2007
R.I.P Dad

Nobody wants to see somebody die
Nobody wants to see the man that gave them life,
the man that taught them everything to this day die.
My dad never got a second chance at life ...

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I have recently passed the age (46) of my dads death through cancer. I was 20 at the time and he was an inspiration to me and despite my sporting skills 3 years earlier he was fitter than me....

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  • By Sarah Vine
  • Published: October 2009
Poem For Nana

To my dearest darling Nana,
Up in Heaven, high abov
I know today you're with us all,
And sending all your love.

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My Nana passed away 4 months ago. She was my strength, and my rock, my best friend, and my biggest fan. When I woke up on that that cold February morning, my world came crashing down. A...

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