The Importance Of Writing An Eulogy

By: Brian K. Daly
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A eulogy is a final farewell, a statement of sorrow and gratitude, and a means of honoring the deceased's memory. It is tough to write or talk about a departed loved one, particularly if you haven't had the time to absorb your grief. However, a eulogy helps provide solace to the deceased's family members and friends, making it so essential. At Ocean County Cremation Service, we urge surviving family members to consider delivering a eulogy. Here are some helpful suggestions:

1. Give Yourself Some Time

You cannot write a eulogy in haste. Take a little time apart from preparations as well as other family members to explore it. Consider your encounters with the deceased and anything you would like to communicate. You must be in the proper frame of mind to create something emotional and profound.

2. Focus On The Most Personal And Memorable Aspects

Rather than listing accomplishments and triumphs, emphasize personal characteristics. Consider something others may not know to add a unique touch to the eulogy. Perhaps they had an unusual chuckle, a peculiar character quirk, or a cooking-singing habit. Discuss their favorite quotations, music, films, etc. Personal narratives provide substance and significance to a eulogy.

3. Give A Brief Introduction To Their Career And Achievements

Include a brief introduction to schooling, profession, and accomplishments. Include anything the deceased was particularly proud of. Acknowledge, for instance, if they worked extremely hard to get into the institution of their choice. Attaching personal tales to accomplishments will prevent the eulogy from being too impersonal. It is also advisable to include significant life events such as marriage, children, career achievements, etc.

 

If you have any questions or need more information on our funeral services, please contact Ocean County Cremation Service specialists. We are here to help you in any way we can.

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