The eulogy describes the person's life, how they lived, their achievements, and the love ones left behind. Sometimes the eulogy can be very long or short, given by a love one or friend. The eulogy allows the survivors to learn more about the departed from stories and experiences which are shared in hopes of lessening pain and allowing for closure in the death of a love one.
How to Write a Eulogy
According to Kevin Burch, professional Funeral Presider, providing the eulogy has three functions; first, by honoring the memory of a special person, second, giving the survivors the gifts of sharing, of fondly rememb...
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