A Simple Guide on Memorial Speech

How to Write a Memorial Speech?

What Are Some Examples of Memorial Speech?

FAQs on Giving a Memorial Speech

What are the common elements of memorial service?


Following are some usual elements of a memorial service:

  • Special music
  • Family photos
  • Prayers
  • Explanation about the life of the deceased person 
  • Video tribute

What are the things not to say during a funeral speech?


Mentioned below are some phrases which you should avoid in the funeral speech for your loved one:

  • “God is sovereign.”
  • “They look so good.”
  • “They are an angel now.”
  • “At least it was not worse.”
  • "Do not cry."

What are the things to do and not to do in a funeral?


Following are the do’s and don’ts of a funeral: 

  • Wear an appropriate dress 
  • Reach on time
  • Act normal
  • Avoid sitting just anywhere
  • Do not look at your phone
  • Do not be afraid of rituals 

How to end a memorial speech?

While preparing a memorial speech in the loving memories of your loved one, consider ending it with a simple goodbye as well as thank you for your memories. You can even use some phrases such as ‘rest in peace’, ‘sleep well’, etc.