When a loved one passes away there are many choices to be made before the actual death, and choices to be made after the death. No matter how a person prepares themselves mentally, physically, or spiritually the loss of a loved one is still a shock. Many family members are able to write their own eulogy, and put their own thoughts and feelings into the writing. Some will even read the eulogy they wrote out loud to family and friends at the funeral.
Some family members feel that with so much going on preparing for the visitation, funeral, burial, or cremation the thought of writing a eulogy seems very overwhelming to them. Using free sample eulogies from different sites on the internet this helps to relieve the tension. There are many different types of free sample eulogies that can be read, and one relative, or several relatives that can read them, and together they can choose the perfect one for their deceased loved one. . If you do decide to use one of the free sample eulogies just remember to put in the deceased name in the appropriate areas.
Reading a eulogy that has already been written can help guide you along with how you would like to write your own eulogy. Writing a eulogy will bring up many feelings from anger, sadness, laughter, and disbelief. It is best to write your eulogy on the computer, read it over and wait for a while, read it again, change or delete what does not feel right. It is important that when writing this eulogy you want to do it with respect to the deceased, and keep the eulogy positive and possibly funny by telling a tale that many relatives will remember. The eulogy does not have to be long, but it does need to be to the point, and it needs to come from the heart.