Funeral poems can be a source of encouragement and comfort during a time of loss. Some poems sum up words we can't express during an emotional time. Many families choose to use poetry for a loved one's memorial or funeral service as a source of expression and condolence. Use this section as a valuable resource for popular, heartfelt funeral poems you can use and incorporate into your service as a reading or into any printed funeral material.
The Funeral Program Site is proud to present the best poems for funerals that are appropriate for any funeral or memorial service. These beloved poems are often used within a printed memorial or read aloud. The collection is a compilation of various authors, both known and unknown and have been a source of inspiration and comfort to many people. Please give credit to the author noted and obtain proper approval from the author directly if used for commercial purposes.
Incorporating funeral poems can help personalize your loved one's service. The list below is the best poems for funerals we have found and is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have an original poem you've written and would like to submit it to us for inclusion, please let us know!